The Model of Toll Road Length to Population in East Asia
11 Pages Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Date Written: August 12, 2009
The length of toll road in China so fantastic, there are currently 53,600 km of toll road traversing the country – the second longest in the world behind the United States, which has 89,000 km. And China plans to have 85,000 km of toll road by 2020. Meanwhile, in East Asia including Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand, in 2006 there were respectively 608 km, 2,332 km, 181 km, and 176 km. In this paper wants to see the relationship of length of toll road to population as independent variable and foreign direct investment (FDI), Toll road investment, land area, gross domestic product (GDP) as dependent variable. The method of this study use econometric analysis on pooled data. The result of this study will see how China and Malaysia maintain their toll road investment to sustain their GDP, and how the length of toll road growth in Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand lower than China or Malaysia.
Keywords: toll road, econometric analysis, pooled data
JEL Classification: C33, H54, R42
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