18 July 2017

Is it Time for an Infrastructure Push? The Macroeconomic Effects of Public Investment

Written by IMF
Developed by Global Infrastructure Hub
18 July 2017

This document states that increased public infrastructure investment raises output in both the short and long term, particularly during periods of economic slack and when investment efficiency is high. So the countries with infrastructure needs this is the right time for a push as the borroing cost are low and the demand is weak in advanced economies.

Publication Date: 02.2014