Rural–Urban Linkages, Public Investment and Transport Costs: The Case of Tanzania

Rural–Urban Linkages, Public Investment and Transport Costs: The Case of Tanzania •We examine the impact of public investment on household welfare in Tanzania.•The impacts of different policies do not necessarily rest in the targeted sectors.•Rural households benefit most from investment in non-agricultural sectors.•The distributional consequences of government financing determine outcomes. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png World Development Elsevier

Rural–Urban Linkages, Public Investment and Transport Costs: The Case of Tanzania

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0305-750X
eISSN
1873-5991
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.worlddev.2016.08.013
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Abstract

•We examine the impact of public investment on household welfare in Tanzania.•The impacts of different policies do not necessarily rest in the targeted sectors.•Rural households benefit most from investment in non-agricultural sectors.•The distributional consequences of government financing determine outcomes.

Journal

World DevelopmentElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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