Dean Pagano Spoke On Brookings Panel On Future Capital Projects And The Recession
Dean Michael Pagano spoke on a Brookings panel on how Congress could potentially design an infrastructure stimulus that responds to today’s recession while still making future-looking investments. Pagano stated that “cities and states have been very resilient,” in the face of the recession, but a lot of capital infrastructure projects are put on hold when there is a recession to prevent spending cuts. Listen to the discussion here.
A Bond Buyer article features comments delivered by Michael Pagano, dean of the UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and director of the Government Finance Research Center at UIC, during the Brookings panel on how Congress could potentially design an infrastructure stimulus that is part of a coronavirus relief bill while still making future-looking investments. https://bit.ly/33h7185 (subscription required)