The Average and Heterogeneous Effects of Transportation Investments: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa 1960-2010.

Jedwab, Remi.

Storeygard, Adam.

2021

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  • Previous work on transportation investments has focused on average impacts in high- and middle-income countries. We estimate average and heterogeneous effects in a poor continent, Africa, using roads and cities data spanning 50 years in 39 countries. Using changes in market access due to distant road construction as a source of exogenous variation, we estimate a 30-year elasticity of city population ... read more
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  • Remi Jedwab, Adam Storeygard, The Average and Heterogeneous Effects of Transportation Investments: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa 1960-2010, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2021; jvab027, https://doi.org/10.1093/jeea/jvab027.
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