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A note on infrastructure quality in South Africa

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  • Johan Fourie

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In South Africa the emphasis, both in research and in policy-making, seems to be more on the quantity of infrastructure than on improving its quality. This research note critically analyses the lack of quality indicators in quantitative infrastructure research, with the aim of redirecting attention to improving the quality of infrastructure in South Africa.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Development Southern Africa.

Volume (Year): 25 (2008)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 481-494

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Handle: RePEc:taf:deveza:v:25:y:2008:i:4:p:481-494

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  1. Fink, Carsten & Mattoo, Aaditya & Neagu, Ileana Cristina, 2002. "Assessing the impact of communication costs on international trade," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2929, The World Bank.
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    by Johan Fourie in Johan Fourie's Blog on 2013-01-12 07:49:09

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