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Infraestructuras y Nuevas Tecnologías
[Infrastructures and New Technologies]

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  • Mas, Matilde

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This paper focuses on two sources of growth that have dominated economic thinking in the last two decades: infrastructures, and new information and communication technologies (ICT). In the nineties infrastructure endowments were considered to be one of the most important drivers of growth, regional convergence and territorial cohesion. In the wake of the United States, the beginning of the century saw a shift of interest towards new technologies. Thus, public responsibility (infrastructures) has moved to private (ICT) in terms of growth with results that are not yet visible in the Spanish economy.

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  • Mas, Matilde, 2007. "Infraestructuras y Nuevas Tecnologías
    [Infrastructures and New Technologies]
    ," MPRA Paper 15827, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2007.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:15827
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    1. Aschauer, David Alan, 1989. "Is public expenditure productive?," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 177-200, March.
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    Keywords

    Infrastructures; New Information and Communication Technologies;

    JEL classification:

    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence

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