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Network effect of transportation infrastructure: a dynamic panel evidence

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  • Kyoung-Youn Na
  • Chirok Han

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  • Chang-Ho Yoon

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This study examines the effects of transportation infrastructure (motorways) on economic growth by using a dynamic model for panel data of 19 OECD countries. The results indicate a significant nonlinear network effect of motorway extensions. Specifically, motorway construction has an increasingly positive effect as the network expands. Copyright Springer-Verlag 2013

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  • Kyoung-Youn Na & Chirok Han & Chang-Ho Yoon, 2013. "Network effect of transportation infrastructure: a dynamic panel evidence," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 50(1), pages 265-274, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:anresc:v:50:y:2013:i:1:p:265-274
    DOI: 10.1007/s00168-011-0476-y
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    1. Na, Kyoung-Youn & Yoon, Chang-ho, 2015. "ICT development and productivity of transport infrastructure," 2015 Regional ITS Conference, Los Angeles 2015 146329, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
    2. Chirok Han & Hyelim Lee, 2013. "Dependence Of Economic Growth On Co2 Emissions," Journal of Economic Development, Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics, vol. 38(1), pages 47-57, March.
    3. Yoon, Chang-Ho & Na, Kyoung-Youn, 2013. "Efficiency of transport infrastructure and ICT development," 24th European Regional ITS Conference, Florence 2013 88526, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
    4. repec:hur:ijarbs:v:8:y:2018:i:1:p:647-658 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Keywords

    C23; O47; R42;

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    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
    • R42 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - Government and Private Investment Analysis; Road Maintenance; Transportation Planning

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