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Justice, Fairness, Inclusion, and Performance.

Infrastructure Investment and our Intergovernmental System: Ten Tools for Effective Action

August 31, 2020

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By Academy Fellows Mark Pisano and Rich Callahan

Ultimately, the current societal challenges call for an improved intergovernmental governance framework that supports budgetary rigor and transparency, identifies priorities and risks, and recognizes and avoids costly financial workarounds, all of which are necessary to inject a restructured system with vitality, realism and sustainability.

We welcome continued study of how to improve the state of this country’s infrastructure as well as suggestions for other cases that can build understanding of more and less effective practices in policy areas requiring intergovernmental action. This working paper addresses the infrastructure investment system and the intergovernmental aspects and challenges of it, and on the validity of the tools.