Transport Policies and Development

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Claudia N. Berg

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Uwe Deichmann

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

Yishen Liu

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

Harris Selod

National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA); National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST); The World Bank; Paris School of Economics (PSE); World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

Date Written: July 14, 2015

Abstract

This survey reviews the current state of the economic literature, assessing the impact of transport policies on growth, inclusion, and sustainability in a developing country context. The findings are summarized and methodologies are critically assessed, especially those dealing with endogeneity issues in empirical studies. The specific implementation challenges of transport policies in developing countries are discussed.

Keywords: Transport Services, International Trade and Trade Rules, Roads & Highways, Inter-Urban Roads and Passenger Transport, Roads and Highways Performance, Transport in Urban Areas, Urban Transport

Suggested Citation

Berg, Claudia N. and Deichmann, Uwe and Liu, Yishen and Selod, Harris, Transport Policies and Development (July 14, 2015). World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7366, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2630818

Claudia N. Berg

International Monetary Fund (IMF) ( email )

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Uwe Deichmann

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) ( email )

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Yishen Liu

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) ( email )

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Harris Selod (Contact Author)

National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) ( email )

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