Does the Economy Need More Spending Now?

Economic growth requires more labor, more and better capital, and up-to date technology"”what might be collectively referred to as social infrastructure"” to support entrepreneurship and efficient markets. It is hardly surprising that periods of more-rapid economic growth include invention, innovation, new methods of production (e.g., the assembly line, robotics), and entrepreneurship.
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