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Is public capital productive? A review of the evidence


  • Kevin J. Lansing


An examination of the empirical evidence regarding the productive effects of public capital on the U.S. economy, concluding that although boosting infrastructure investment might have a positive impact on private output, the magnitude of the effect is unclear.

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  • Kevin J. Lansing, 1995. "Is public capital productive? A review of the evidence," Economic Commentary, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, issue Mar.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedcec:y:1995:i:mar1

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    1. Barth, James R & Bartholomew, Philip F & Bradley, Michael, 1990. " Determinants of Thrift Institution Resolution Costs," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 45(3), pages 731-754, July.
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    1. David E. Altig & Jagadeesh Gokhale, 1997. "Social Security privatization: a simple proposal," Working Paper 9703, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

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