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Title: The Spatial effects of transportation on industrial employment
Author: Fageda, Xavier, 1975-
González Aregall, Marta
Keywords: Política de transports
Infraestructures (Transport)
Política industrial
Transportation and state
Transportation buildings
Industrial policy
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona. Institut de Recerca en Economia Aplicada Regional i Pública
Series/Report no: [WP E-IR14/29]
Abstract: This paper examines the direct and indirect impacts of transport infrastructure on industrial employment. We estimate regressions with spatial econometric methods using data from the Spanish regions for the period 1995-2008. We find that the density of motorways and the amount of port traffic (particularly general non-containerized and container traffic) are significant determinants of industrial employment in the region, while the effects of railway density and the amount of airport traffic are unclear. Our empirical analysis shows the existence of significant negative spatial spillovers for the density of motorways and levels of container port traffic while the impact of general non-containerized port traffic seems to be mainly local.
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It is part of: IREA – Working Papers, 2014, IR14/29
ISSN: 2014-1254
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