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The Direct and Indirect Economic Effects of Transportation Infrastructure

  • Boarnet, Marlon G.

The notion that highways boost economic activity is a popular one. States such as Iowa and Wisconsin have promoted highway policy as an economic development tool (Dalton 1991; Forkenbrock and Plazah 1986). Benefit-cost analyses of particular highway corridors have, at times, claimed large long-term economic gains (e.g. Seskin 1990; Weisbrod and Beckwith 1992). Yet for years, economists have argued that the common perception of a link between highways and economic development is, at best, incomplete.

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Paper provided by University of California Transportation Center in its series University of California Transportation Center, Working Papers with number qt1506r290.

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Date of creation: 01 Mar 1996
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Handle: RePEc:cdl:uctcwp:qt1506r290
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