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Basic Channels

Pierre-Richard Agénor

in Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter begins by focusing on “conventional” channels through which public capital is deemed to affect growth, namely, productivity, complementarity, and crowding-out effects. It presents a ... More


Research Perspectives

Pierre-Richard Agénor

in Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The previous chapters documented and formally analyzed a variety of channels, both old and new, through which public capital may affect growth. Various extensions, mostly technical in nature, were ... More


Public Capital and Education

Pierre-Richard Agénor

in Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the links among public capital, knowledge accumulation, and economic growth. It emphasizes the view, in line with the empirical evidence, that knowledge accumulation may ... More


Concluding Remarks

Alfred Greiner and Willi Semmler

in The Global Environment, Natural Resources, and Economic Growth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328233
eISBN:
9780199869985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328233.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents some concluding remarks about the economic models presented in Chapters 2 to 5. An endogenous growth model was presented with public capital and pollution. The uniqueness of ... More


Public Capital and Health

Pierre-Richard Agénor

in Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines interactions among public capital, health, and economic growth, using both two- and three-period Allais–Samuelson Overlapping Generations models. The first model dwells on the ... More


Public Capital and Innovation

Pierre-Richard Agénor

in Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter extends the Allais–Samuelson Overlapping Generations models presented in chapters 1 and 2 to study interactions between infrastructure and human capital with R&D activities and growth. ... More


Public Capital and Poverty Traps

Pierre-Richard Agénor

in Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the role that public capital may play in helping a poor country escape from a poverty trap, that is, a low-growth equilibrium. The focus of the discussion is on the ... More


Public Capital, Growth and Welfare: Analytical Foundations for Public Policy

Pierre-Richard Agénor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155807
eISBN:
9781400845392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155807.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the past three decades, developing countries have made significant economic and social progress, from improved infant mortality rates to higher life expectancy. Yet, 1.3 billion people continue to ... More


Capital Formation in South Africa

Johannes W. Fedderke

in South African Economic Policy under Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551460
eISBN:
9780191720376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551460.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

A substantial body of literature on investment in South Africa has emerged over the past decade, with diverse findings. This chapter provides an assessment of reported findings. It considers domestic ... More


The German Financial System

Jan P. Krahnen and Reinhard H. Schmidt (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253166
eISBN:
9780191601651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253161.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of all aspects of the German financial system, grounded in the current discussion about the importance of a country's financial system for ... More


Paying for the First Italian Motorways (1923–41)

Enrico Berbenni

in Infrastructure Finance in Europe: Insights into the History of Water, Transport, and Telecommunications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198713418
eISBN:
9780191781841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713418.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The origins of the European motorway network date back to the beginning of the century, but it was only after the First World War that these projects were regarded with greater interest in several ... More


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