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Not Another Politics Podcast


Jul 14, 2021

Infrastructure. It’s one of the hottest topics in politics today. But what does the research say about the effects and politics of infrastructure investment?

Political scientist, Jon Rogowski, from the University of Chicago has a surprising paper that shows the long-term economic outcomes of post office developments in the United States. But it also gives us a lot to think about when it comes to who benefits, misses out, or even loses when infrastructure gets political.

Paper: https://scholar.harvard.edu/files/rogowski/files/post_office_development_ajps_final.pdf