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Sanchis-Guarner, Rosa (2013) On the road to recovery? Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (27 Jun 2013). Blog.

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Posted by Dr Rosa Sanchis-Guarner, SERC This morning the Government unveiled "the biggest road-building programme in 40 years", as part of a package of infrastructure schemes intended to drive the UK’s long-term economic development. Road-building is often opposed on environmental grounds, and those costs are clear. But does it produce any economic gains? Surprisingly, we have very little robust evidence - until now.

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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Research centres and groups > Spatial Economics Research Centre
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Research centres and groups > What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth (WWG)
Collections > LSE Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2017 13:14
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2017 13:47

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