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Network effect of transportation infrastructure: a dynamic panel evidence

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  • Kyoung-Youn Na
  • Chirok Han

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  • Chang-Ho Yoon

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This study examines the effects of transportation infrastructure (motorways) on economic growth by using a dynamic model for panel data of 19 OECD countries. The results indicate a significant nonlinear network effect of motorway extensions. Specifically, motorway construction has an increasingly positive effect as the network expands. Copyright Springer-Verlag 2013

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Article provided by Springer in its journal The Annals of Regional Science.

Volume (Year): 50 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 265-274

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  1. Chirok Han & Hyelim Lee, 2013. "Dependence Of Economic Growth On Co2 Emissions," Journal of Economic Development, Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics, vol. 38(1), pages 47-57, March.
  2. Yoon, Chang-Ho & Na, Kyoung-Youn, 2013. "Efficiency of transport infrastructure and ICT development," 24th European Regional ITS Conference, Florence 2013 88526, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).

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