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Does Investment in National Highways Help or Hurt Hinterland City Growth?

Nathaniel Baum-Snow, J. Vernon Henderson, Matthew A. Turner, Qinghua Zhang, Loren Brandt

NBER Working Paper No. 24596
Issued in May 2018

---- Acknowledgments ----

We are grateful to the International Growth Centre for helping fund this research. We also acknowledge the support of the Global Research Program on Spatial Development of Cities at LSE and Oxford University funded by the Multi Donor Trust Fund on Sustainable Urbanization of the World Bank and supported by the UK Department for International Development. We received helpful comments from Gerald Carlino, Edward Glaeser, Samuel Marden, Daniel Sturm, Junfu Zhang, two anonymous referees, and many seminar participants. We thank Ying Chen for research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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