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This Report, the fifth in an annual series coproduced by the Urban Land Institute and Ernst & Young, looks at infrastructure activities across six continents, paying particular attention to emerging markets in the United States. The report outlines infrastructure policy, looks at future trends in infrastructure investment and recommends strategies to facilitate growth.

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Infrastructure Spending to Grow

Speakers: Jeff Madrick, Ellen R. McGrattan, Nick Taylor, and Anna J. Schwartz
Presider: Simon Constable

Watch experts discuss the lessons learned from Depression era government spending programs and how they may be applied to the recent global economic crisis.

This session was part of the CFR-New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business symposium: A Second Look at the Great Depression, which was made possible through the generous support of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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Infrastructure Spending to Grow (Audio)

Speakers: Jeff Madrick, Ellen R. McGrattan, Nick Taylor, and Anna J. Schwartz
Presider: Simon Constable

Listen to experts discuss the lessons learned from Depression era government spending programs and how they may be applied to the recent global economic crisis.

This session was part of the CFR-New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business symposium: A Second Look at the Great Depression, which was made possible through the generous support of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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Infrastructure Spending to Grow

Presider: Simon Constable
Panelists: Jeff Madrick, Ellen R. McGrattan, Nick Taylor, and Anna Schwartz

Session Three of a Council on Foreign Relations Symposium on a Second Look at the Great Depression And The New Deal. A panel on infrastructure spending, both today and 80 years ago.

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