IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

The Industrial Take Off And The Refocusing Of The Land Transport System In Spain, 1940-1975

  • Barreiro Gil, Manuel Jaime
Registered author(s):

    The lack of mobility of the system of terrestrial transport is one of the most characteristic signs of the economic backwardness. Maybe because of that economists and spanish politicians of the XIX century concentrated good part of their efforts on breaking it, mainly with the layout of the railroad. However, their definitive transformation doesn’t take place, as it was expected, until the structural conditions of the own backwardness are broken. It happens already during the second half of the XX century, inside of the industrial take off of Spain and by means of a new way of terrestrial transport: the automobile.

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    Article provided by University of Santiago de Compostela. Faculty of Economics and Business. in its journal Revista Galega de Economía.

    Volume (Year): 18 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()

    in new window

    Handle: RePEc:sdo:regaec:v:18:y:2009:i:1_6
    Contact details of provider: Postal: Avda Xoan XXIII S/N, 15704 Santiago de Compostela
    Web page:

    More information through EDIRC

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:sdo:regaec:v:18:y:2009:i:1_6. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Ana Iglesias Casal)

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.