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Regional repercussions of new transport infrastructure investments: An SCGE model analysis of wider economic impacts

Wiljar Hansen and Bjørn Gjerde Johansen

Research in Transportation Economics, 2017, vol. 63, issue C, 38-49

Abstract: In this article, we analyse the wider economic impacts (WEI) of a large number of planned Norwegian transport infrastructure projects. WEI are welfare effects caused by imperfections in markets adjacent to the transport market and are additional to the transport user benefits calculated in a conventional cost-benefit analysis.

Keywords: Transport appraisal; Wider economic impacts; SCGE models; Transport infrastructure investments; Cost benefit analysis; Indirect economic effects; Spatial general equilibrium; Transport costs (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C68 R13 R40 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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