7 — The True Meaning of Infrastructure: Physical Economic Platforms


November 15, 2017 — Taking a long-term perspective of human development, the growth of Potential Relative Population Density isn’t a smooth, continuous process, but has characteristic leaps associated with new infrastructure platforms. These infrastructure platforms define how productive the labor force can be.  Currently mankind is embarking on the full development of the inland territories of the continents with high speed rail systems, and looking to the next great platform leap into nearby space.

Assignment: Define some examples of how a new infrastructure platform created by the USA joining the World Land-Bridge will increase the productivity and meaningful employment of the labor force.  

Reading for next class:

Book: The Vision of Alexander Hamilton: Four Economic Reports by Alexander Hamilton


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