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Infrastructure and the wealth of nations


  • Ed Nosal
  • Peter Rupert


Economies can’t grow without a sufficiently developed infrastructure, but how deep does the infrastructure have to be to make a difference? The authors take a look at some research from the Fraser Institute that examines the relationship between economic growth and economic infrastructure across 123 countries. They find that infrastructure is a bit of an all-or-nothing proposition.

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  • Ed Nosal & Peter Rupert, 2002. "Infrastructure and the wealth of nations," Economic Commentary, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, issue Jan.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedcec:y:2002:i:jan15

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