Maintaining and Financing Public Infrastructure in Tough Budgetary Times
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Curt Hunter, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Scott Pattison, Executive Director, National Association of State Budget Officers
What is the Condition of the Basic Infrastructure of the Region?
Rick Mattoon, Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Will Our Infrastructure Assets Support Our Changing Economic Development Needs? Evidence from the Chicago Regional Economy
Geoffrey Hewings, Professor, University of Illinois
Karen Romano, Transportation Director, Metropolitan Transportation Council
Lunch and Keynote
David Schulz, Executive Director, Infrastructure Technology Institute, Northwestern University
Properly Assessing Your Infrastructure Assets
Jay Fountain, Assistant Director of Research, Government Accounting Standards Board
Roemer Alfelor, Asset Management Group, Federal Highway Administration
Infrastructure Governance — How Do You Decide What Infrastructure Should Be Financed? Can You Use Cost/Benefit Analysis?
Cameron Gordon, National Academy of Science
Regional Infrastructure: Who, What, When, and How?
Roundtable Discussion — Where Do We Go from Here?
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Maintaining and Financing Infrastructure in Tough Budgetary Times
by Richard Mattoon, senior economist
Chicago Fed Letter
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