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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Works_Administration

Frances Perkins had first suggested a federally financed public works program, and the idea received considerable support from Harold L. Ickes, James Farley, and Henry Wallace. After having scaled back the initial cost of the PWA, Franklin Roosevelt agreed to include the PWA as part of his New Deal proposals in the ...

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Public works are a broad category of infrastructure projects, financed and constructed by the government, for recreational, employment, and health and safety uses in the greater community. They include public buildings (municipal buildings, schools, hospitals), transport ...

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Frances Perkins had first suggested a federally financed public works program, and the idea received considerable support from Harold Ickes, James Farley, and Henry Wallace. After having scaled back the initial cost of the PWA, FDR agreed to include the administration as part of his New Deal reforms. More than any ...

www.britannica.com/topic/Public-Works-Administration

…to be spent by the Public Works Administration (PWA). Had this money been poured rapidly into the economy, it might have done much to stimulate recovery. Since Roosevelt wanted to be sure the program would not invite fraud and waste, however, the PWA moved slowly and deliberately, and it did… Ickes. Harold L.

www.eda.gov/pdf/about/Public-Works-Program-1-Pager.pdf

EDA's Public Works program helps distressed communities revitalize, expand, and upgrade their physical infrastructure. This program enables communities to attract new industry; encourage business expansion; diversify local economies; and generate or retain long-term, private-sector jobs and investment through the  ...

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Extension and revision of the federal program of public works is one of the major undertakings to which the Hoover administration has pledged itself. Statements emphasising the importance of the federal program were made repeatedly by Mr. Hoover during the 1928 campaign, and have been reiterated since the stock ...

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Public works programs provide a safety net for households after economic shocks. Programs can be adapted to a variety of country contexts and to both aggregate and idiosyncratic shocks. Public works programs allow households to self- select into employment when they need it. Programs can be flexible and ...

www.epwp.gov.za

EPWP Background Information. The Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP ) has its origins in Growth and Development Summit (GDS) of 2003. At the Summit, four themes were adopted, one of which was 'More jobs, better jobs, decent work for all'. The GDS agreed that public works programmes 'can provide poverty ...

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This paper reviews the experience with public works programs (PWPs) in several countries over the past 20 years to delineate use patterns and to determine the factors contributing to its use as a successful safety net program. The analysis shows that PWP have been used extensively in response to either a one-time large ...