Is There a Shortfall in Public Capital Investment? Is There a Shortfall in Public Capital Investment?

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Is There a Shortfall in Public Capital Investment? An Overview 
  Alicia H. Munnell

Why Is Infrastructure Important?
  David Alan Aschauer; with discussion by Henry ]. Aaron and Richard A. Musgrave

How Does Public Infrastructure Affect Regional Economic Performance? 
  Alicia H. Munnell; with discussion by Charles R. Hulten and Ann F. Friedlaender

Is Public Infrastructure Undersupplied?
  George E. Peterson; with discussion by Alan S. Blinder and Joel A. Tarr

What Are the Prospects for Privatizing Infrastructure? Lessons from U.S. Roads and Solid Waste 
Jose A. Gomez-Ibanez, John R. Meyer, and David E. Luberoff; with discussion by Sir Alan A. Walters and Gail D. Fosler

How Efficient Is Current Infrastructure Spending and Pricing? 
  Clifford M. Winston; with discussion by Alan A. Altshuler and Michael E. Bell

How Should Public Infrastructure Be Financed?
  Edward M. Gramlich; with discussion by Rudolph G. Penner and James M. Poterba