Daily Gains Letter


Collectively, infrastructure refers to the roads, bridges, rail lines, utility, and similar public works that are required for an industrial economy to function. Building a durable and reliable infrastructure creates jobs and provides businesses with the transportation and communication networks economies need to live, compete, and thrive.

In the United States, the public sector rather than the private sector typically provides funding for transportation and water infrastructure. As a result, when the economy is strong, infrastructure increases and contributes to additional long-term economic growth. Conversely, during an economic downturn, infrastructure spending can mitigate losses in output and employment.

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