The discussion in the previous chapter has shown that our understanding of the ways in which transport infrastructure affects economic development and the process of integration is still seriously limited. The major problem we face is that there is an assumption that infrastructure must have a positive effect on growth, and hence on both competitiveness and cohesion. In this contribution we shall review the possible theoretical approaches which will enable us to be more confident in our ways of appraising new infrastructure projects.
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- Restructuring of Transportation Networks
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