itif writes: "This report takes a look at how many jobs you get if you invest $10 billion each in three different IT infrastructure projects--broadband, health IT and the smart grid. It argues that if you are going to be spending billion on a stimulus package, investing in "digital infrastructure" creates more jobs than physical infrastructure (e.g. roads and bridges) in the short-term, and you get a whole host of other benefits in the long-term."
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