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In brief: Investing in roads

Nathaniel Baum-Snow (), Loren Brandt (), J. Vernon Henderson (), Matthew Turner () and Qinghua Zhang

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Abstract: Between 1990 and 2010, China constructed an extensive modern road network, including a national system of limited access highways. Vernon Henderson and colleagues investigate the impact on the growth of Chinese cities and regions.

Keywords: construction; China; Ricardian trade models; primate cities (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F10 N65 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-10
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