Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

Why Trump's Boost to Military Spending May Not Deliver 'Jobs, Jobs, Jobs'

May 31, 2017 The Fiscal Times

"The $54 billion increase in military funding that President Trump has proposed in his 2018 budget would create many more jobs if it were spent on areas like education, infrastructure and clean energy, according to a study released last week by the Costs of War Project at Brown University."