UC Irvine economist David Neumark and University of Bristol economist Helen Simpson argue that the evidence that big infrastructure projects (like the Tennessee Valley Authority) and education investments like public colleges and universities can boost struggling areas is better than the evidence for Empowerment Zones.

For the full story, please visit https://www.vox.com/2018/3/8/17093042/larry-summers-brookings-economic-heartland-midwest-west-virginia-subsidy.

 

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