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In the United States, highways and bridges are crumbling, water systems are aging, and public transportation is woefully underfunded. Despite bipartisan agreement that infrastructure is a national priority, Washington, DC, lawmakers can’t seem to kick legislation into high gear. That leaves state and local governments to sort out the messes on their own. Economist Aaron Klein’s four intriguing proposals could pave the way toward more efficient infrastructure solutions. getAbstract recommends this thought-provoking article to public and private sector investors.
About the Author
Aaron Klein is a fellow of economic studies at the Brookings Institution.