Mar 31, 2021
The Biden administration’s expansive view of “infrastructure”
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The American Jobs Plan calls for investment in roads, green energy — and home health care. Also, how the pandemic made high-frequency data a go-to economic indicator.
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Along with money for bridges and highways, the proposal calls for higher wages for home health aides.
The modernization plan could expand port capacity and create jobs along the supply chain.
“We’re gonna save about $60,000 a year,” said Carolyn Walker, CEO and managing partner of Response Marketing in Connecticut.
More than ever, economists are turning to alternative forms of data to help them understand the economy in real time.