Torrisi, Gianpiero (2009): Infrastructures and economic performance: a critical comparison across four approaches.
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The paper reviews studies analysing the relationship between infrastructures and economic performance. Four different approaches are separately considered along an ideal path from theory-based to data-oriented models: the production function approach, the cost function approach, growth-models, and vector autoregression models. The review shows that, even with different shades and points of caution, the general idea that infrastructure has an economic enhancing effect appears to be quite robust across studies belonging to different methodological approaches.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Infrastructures and economic performance: a critical comparison across four approaches|
|Keywords:||economic development; growth; public expenditure; public infrastructure|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H54 - Infrastructures; Other Public Investment and Capital Stock
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations > H72 - State and Local Budget and Expenditures
|Depositing User:||Gianpiero Torrisi|
|Date Deposited:||18. Nov 2009 01:01|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 01:22|
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