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The country needs more infrastructure investment to boost jobs and growth. However, the government must pay due attention to the scale and nature of the risk it accepts from lenders

Hellowell, Mark (2012) The country needs more infrastructure investment to boost jobs and growth. However, the government must pay due attention to the scale and nature of the risk it accepts from lenders. British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Sep 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Mark Hellowell explains the virtues of new legislation that would promote infrastructure projects by offering a government guarantee to lenders. However, he warns of the negative implications the proposals will have; namely, the introduction of adverse selection and moral hazard.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2013 11:33
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2019 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48614

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