On This PageDecember 2002, No. 184c

Maintaining and Financing Infrastructure in Tough Budgetary Times (Midwest Infrastructure Issue)
Last Updated: 11/27/02
Significant declines in expected revenues are forcing states to make dramatic cuts to their budgets; this makes it all the more critical to carefully assess which particular investments should be made. A recent conference at the Chicago Fed challenged policymakers to explore methods for pricing and managing our infrastructure assets to ensure that infrastructure investments are efficient and productive.