On This PageDecember 2002, No. 184b

Midwest Infrastructure: Assessing the Contribution of Basic Infrastructure to Economic Growth (Special Issue)
Last Updated: 11/20/02

A recent Chicago Fed conference on the basic infrastructure of the Midwest highlighted the need for policymakers to better understand which infrastructure investments provide the greatest economic return. In addition, they need to understand how to price and manage these infrastructure assets to ensure that investments are efficient and productive.