IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this paper

Capital público y efectos desbordamiento. Un análisis del impacto de las infraestructuras sobre la actividad privada por Comunidades Autónomas

Listed author(s):
  • Alicia Avilés Zugasti
  • Rosario Gómez García
  • José Sánchez Maldonado
Registered author(s):

    This paper presents an study of the impact of the public infrastructure on private activity of industry and construction sectors for the Spanish regions from 1980 to 1993. We use a cost function approach, but the possibility of the existance of spillovers effects is always considered. This study shows that if these effects are not taken into account, public capital productivity results point to a reduced impact, which could be even negative. These results are in line with those obtained in studies using regional samples. On the other hand, if certain adjustments are used, as it is proposed in this paper, over either public capital variable or the model itself, positive and significative results are obtained. This yields to the conclusion that spillovers measures become important and the procedure to incorporate their influence has to be watched closely.

    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

    Paper provided by FEDEA in its series Working Papers with number 2001-22.

    in new window

    Date of creation:
    Handle: RePEc:fda:fdaddt:2001-22
    Contact details of provider: Web page:

    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:fda:fdaddt:2001-22. 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: (Carmen Arias)

    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.