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Economics of Infrastructure Investment

Edward L. Glaeser and James M. Poterba, editors

Conference held November 15-16, 2019
Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press


The following chapters are preliminary drafts unless otherwise noted. They have not yet been subjected to the formal review process of the NBER. This page will be updated as individual chapters are revised.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Edward L. Glaeser, James M. Poterba (bibliographic info)
1. Transportation Infrastructure in the US: Gilles Duranton, Geetika Nagpal, Matthew A. Turner (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Stephen J. Redding (bibliographic info)
2. Measuring Infrastructure in BEA's National Economic Accounts: Jennifer Bennett, Robert Kornfeld, Daniel Sichel, David Wasshausen (bibliographic info) (download) version of December 9, 2019
       Comment: Peter Blair Henry (bibliographic info)
3. Is Infrastructure Spending Like Other Spending?: Leah Brooks, Zachary Liscow (bibliographic info) (download) version of December 9, 2019
       Comment: Clifford Winston (bibliographic info)
4. Procurement Choices and Infrastructure Costs: Dejan Makovšek, Adrian Bridge (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Shoshana Vasserman (bibliographic info)
5. Digital Infrastructure: Shane Greenstein (bibliographic info) (download) version of December 9, 2019
       Comment: Catherine Tucker (bibliographic info)
6. International Experience with Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure: Eduardo Engel, Ronald D. Fischer, Alexander Galetovic (bibliographic info) (download) version of December 9, 2019
       Comment: Keith Hennessey (bibliographic info)
7. A Fair Value Approach to Valuing Public Infrastructure Projects and the Risk Transfer in Public Private Partnerships: Deborah Lucas, Jorge Jimenez Montesinos (bibliographic info) (download) version of December 9, 2019
       Comment: Richard Geddes (bibliographic info)
8. The Macroeconomic Consequences of Infrastructure Investment: Valerie A. Ramey (bibliographic info) (download) version of December 9, 2019
       Comment: Jason Furman (bibliographic info)
 
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