Edward L. Glaeser and James M. Poterba, editors

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

NBER Program(s):PE

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) version of March 3, 2020 (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Stephen J. Redding (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Measuring Infrastructure in BEA's National Economic Accounts: Jennifer Bennett, Robert Kornfeld, Daniel Sichel, David Wasshausen (bibliographic info) (download) version of June 18, 2020 (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Peter Blair Henry (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Can America Reduce Highway Construction Costs? Evidence from the States: Leah Brooks, Zachary Liscow (bibliographic info) (download) version of March 3, 2020
       Comment: Clifford Winston (bibliographic info) (download) version of June 29, 2020
4. Procurement Choices and Infrastructure Costs: Dejan Makovšek, Adrian Bridge (bibliographic info) (download) version of March 5, 2020
       Comment: Shoshana Vasserman (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Digital Infrastructure: Shane Greenstein (bibliographic info) (download) version of March 3, 2020
       Comment: Catherine Tucker (bibliographic info) (download)
6. When and How to Use Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure: Lessons from the International Experience: Eduardo Engel, Ronald D. Fischer, Alexander Galetovic (bibliographic info) (download) version of March 3, 2020 (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Keith Hennessey (bibliographic info) (download)
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 March 3, 2020
       Comment: R. Richard Geddes (bibliographic info) (download)
8. The Macroeconomic Consequences of Infrastructure Investment: Valerie A. Ramey (bibliographic info) (download) version of June 25, 2020
       Comment: Jason Furman (bibliographic info) (download)

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