Does spending on infrastructure create other kinds of jobs in the economy because the workers have jobs and ha?

Does spending on infrastructure create other kinds of jobs in the economy because the workers have jobs and have paychecks to spend in the economy if the workers buy cars with their paychecks auto workers are hired ? Has this ideas ever been refuted ? Do both Democrats and Republicans agree that infrastructure spending can help the economy ? Since infrastructure jobs are temporary would they then get other jobs they will have paychecks to spend ? Also did FDR ever say spending on infrastructure would create jobs ? Do infrastructure jobs kill jobs in the private sector ? Then all of those workers have paychecks that they can spend on groceries, clothing, furniture, cars, houses, utilities, entertainment, appliances, restaurants, vacations, and all sorts of things. That creates demand in those industries. And that creates jobs. If those companies have enough work, they can spend some of their revenue to hire more employees or to upgrade their own facilities. See, more demand, more jobs. And government gets its new stuff built and its old stuff fixed. See. Everybody wins. ... e-economy/

Asked By: - 12/14/2011
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The issue isn't so much the idea of spending money on needed infrastructure, but rather whether we spend money we have on infrastructure we need or if we spend money we borrow on it. Borrowed money increases the cost of everything astronomically. When the government borrows money, there is less to be borrowed by... More
Answered By: Jacob W - 12/14/2011
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yes it's a win-win situation.
Answered By: lovelydays - 12/14/2011
Any economy is a circle. Demand creates jobs, so a consumer base is absolutely necessary. It creates the jobs needed to supply the demand.
Answered By: abitleftofcenter - 12/14/2011
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