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Highway Investment and Rural Economic Development: An Annotated Bibliography

by Dennis Brown

Bibliographies and Literature of Agriculture No. (BLA-133) 21 pp, April 1999

Cover image This annotated bibliography summarizes studies of the rural economic development implications of highway investment. Primary emphasis is on research dealing with rural areas, but some urban studies are also cited. Topics covered include the aggregate economic effects of highway investment, the effects of highway investment on business location decisions and employment expansion, the effects of highway investment on different industries, local and regional spatial effects of highway investment, and highway effects over time.

Keywords: highways, investment, rural economic development

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Last updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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