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Infrastructure Spending to Grow (Audio)

Speakers: Jeff Madrick, Director, Policy Research, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School
Ellen R. McGrattan, Monetary Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Nick Taylor, Author, American-Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA: When FDR Put the Nation to Work
Anna J. Schwartz, Economist, National Bureau of Economic Research
Presider: Simon Constable, Columnist, Dow Jones Newswires
March 30, 2009

This session was part of the CFR Symposium on a Second Look at the Great Depression and the New Deal, cosponsored by Dean Thomas Cooley of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, and supported by a special grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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