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Comment on "Roads to Prosperity or Bridges to Nowhere? Theory and Evidence on the Impact of Public Infrastructure Investment"

In: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012, Volume 27


  • Valerie Ramey


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  • Valerie Ramey, 2012. "Comment on "Roads to Prosperity or Bridges to Nowhere? Theory and Evidence on the Impact of Public Infrastructure Investment"," NBER Chapters,in: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2012, Volume 27, pages 147-153 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberch:12752

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