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Down Payment on Our Digital Future: Stimulus Policies for the 21st-Century Economy

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Publication Date: December 2008

Publisher(s): Free Press (Organization)

Author(s): S. Derek Turner

Topic: Economics (Infrastructure)
Media, telecommunications, and information (Telecommunications)

Keywords: Economic stimulus; Presidential transition; Broadband

Coverage: United States


President-elect Obama and congressional leaders have concluded that a massive economic stimulus package focused on infrastructure is the best hope for pulling the U.S. economy out of the current recession. Investing in future-proof, nation-wide, broadband infrastructure would provide the country with substantial short-term and long-term economic stimulus.


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