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Highway capacity and economic growth

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  • David Alan Aschauer

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The quality and quantity of highway transportation systems have a direct bearing on economic growth—good roads are good business.

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  • David Alan Aschauer, 1990. "Highway capacity and economic growth," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, issue Sep, pages 14-24.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedhep:y:1990:i:sep:p:14-24:n:v.14no.5
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    1. Rainey, Daniel V. & McNamara, Kevin T., 2002. "Tax Incentives: An Effective Development Strategy For Rural Communities?," Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 34(02), August.
    2. Torres Preciado, Víctor Hugo & Polanco Gaytán, Mayrén & Manzanares Rivera, José Luis, 2010. "Diferencias en el ingreso per cápita regional e infraestructura de transporte en México
      [Differences in per capita regional income and transport infrastructure in Mexico]
      ," MPRA Paper 28081, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Melo, Patricia C. & Graham, Daniel J. & Brage-Ardao, Ruben, 2013. "The productivity of transport infrastructure investment: A meta-analysis of empirical evidence," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(5), pages 695-706.
    4. Kang, Chang Deok & Cervero, Robert, 2008. "From Elevated Freeway to Linear Park: Land Price Impacts of Seoul, Korea's CGC Project," Institute of Transportation Studies, Research Reports, Working Papers, Proceedings qt81r021w2, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley.
    5. Randolph, Susan*Bogetic, Zeljko*Hefley, Dennis, 1996. "Determinants of public expenditure on infrastructure : transportation and communication," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1661, The World Bank.
    6. Ingram, Gregory K. & Zhi Liu, 1997. "Motorization and the provision of roads in countries and cities," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1842, The World Bank.
    7. José García-Montalvo, 1993. "Thresholds Effects, Public Capital And The Growth Of The United States," Working Papers. Serie EC 1993-11, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie).

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