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Special report: The money’s not the problem

It is the government’s hesitance, not a lack of investment, that is hampering new infrastructure projects

By Mark Dooley   June 2014

London’s Crossrail under construction: “With a £16bn spend over six years, it is generating the equivalent of 55,000 full-time jobs.” © crossrail/rex This article is the first part of our special report on Infrastructure. Click here to read the second article in the series, “political projects.” Click here to read the third article in the series, “building bridges.” Since the financial crisis of 2008, attention has turned to infrastructure investment as a means to spur economic growth and fund employment. Could the same Keynesian alchemy…

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