Economics of planning public works. 1935.

  • 194 Pages
  • 1.64 MB
  • English
A.M. Kelley , New York
Public works, Public works -- United States, Unemployed -- United S


United St

SeriesReprints of economic classics
LC ClassificationsHD3888 .C5 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 194 p.
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Open LibraryOL5947636M
LC Control Number65019647

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A.gency relief and public works programs were started. InPresident Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed to Congress economic security legislation embodying the recommendations of a specially created Committee on Economic Security.

There followed the passage of the Social Security Act, signed into law Aug The New Deal favored a modified gold-standard that would permit inflation of the dollar, which would raise prices and draw money back into circulation.

Deficit spending on make-work and public works, and the application of Federal authority to commercial affairs to promote recovery rounded out the New Deal Agenda.