Direct and total jobs supported by $1 million in final demand, economy-wide average and under three infrastructure investment scenarios

Direct jobs Direct and supplier
Economy average 9.83 12.67
Scenario 1 6.01 10.63
Scenario 2 6.52 9.65
Scenario 3 5.87 8.94

Note:  This chart shows the relative labor intensity of infrastructure investment.

Source: Author’s analysis of data from Employment Requirements Matrix (ERM) data supplied by the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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