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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 Delano Roosevelt agreed to include the PWA as part of his New Deal proposals in ...

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A public employment programme (PEP)' or 'public works programme (PWP)' is the provision of employment by the creation of predominantly public goods at a prescribed wage for those unable to find alternative employment. This functions as a form of social safety net. PWPs are activities which entail the payment of a wage ...

www2.gwu.edu/~erpapers/teachinger/glossary/pwa.cfm

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.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  ...

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

Public Works Administration (PWA), in U.S. history, New Deal government agency (1933–39) designed to reduce unemployment and increase purchasing power through the construction of highways and public buildings. Authorized by the National Industrial Recovery Act (June 1933), the agency was set up by President ...

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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.policyaddress.gov.hk/pa98/english/epo/eworks.pdf

To meet the immediate and long-term needs of Hong Kong, and to enhance the quality of life of the general public, it is our objective to ensure that infrastructure development projects under the Public Works. Programme are well-planned; managed and implemented in a timely, cost-effective and efficient manner; and are of ...

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The economy was destroyed, one in four Americans was out of work, and most everyone had lost hope. FDR's program of economic recovery was called the New Deal. The New Deal aimed to address the problems of the Great Depression by implementing several different programs. The Public Works Administration (PWA) ...