Federal Highway Programs and Employment

Walsh, James I.
August 1968
Monthly Labor Review;Aug68, Vol. 91 Issue 8, p37
Academic Journal
Explores the effects of expenditures for federally-aided highway programs on employment in the United States. Industries affected by federal highway programs; Material and service purchase affected by highway construction; Job creation; Offsite and onsite employment.


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