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Wider economic impacts of accessibility: a literature survey

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  • Andersson, Matts

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  • Dehlin, Fredrik

    () (PwC Norway)

  • Jörgensen, Peter

    (WSP)

  • Pädam, Sirje

    () (WSP)

Abstract

This paper starts out with by discussing the definitions of Wider Economic Impacts/Benefits and regional development. Each area where WEIs could be present is then treated: economic growth (production and cost function studies), labour market (agglomeration, labour supply), commodity market and housing market. A theoretical background is given, the empirics are summarized and the relation to CBA is discussed.

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  • Andersson, Matts & Dehlin, Fredrik & Jörgensen, Peter & Pädam, Sirje, 2015. "Wider economic impacts of accessibility: a literature survey," Working papers in Transport Economics 2015:14, CTS - Centre for Transport Studies Stockholm (KTH and VTI).
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    Keywords

    Wider economic impacts; Wider economic benefits; Regional development; Cost-benefit analysis; Agglomeration; Labour supply; Labour market; Housing market; Commodity market;

    JEL classification:

    • D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis
    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • H40 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - General
    • R40 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - General

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