What is it about?
This paper aims to determine the impact of transport infrastructure on local development in Dalmatia. To examine the direct, indirect and feedback effects, a spatial Durbin model was used on a sample of 131 local administrative units in a period from 2010 to 2018.
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Why is it important?
This paper has empirically quantified the impact of the road network on local employment in Dalmatia. Important findings are spatial interactions in terms of direction and strength of indirect and finally total effects. The results showed that improvements in the road network are a solution for balanced regional growth in Dalmatia. Eventually, this paper provided concepts for road infrastructure development policies.
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This page is a summary of: Impact of transport infrastructure on local development in Dalmatia, Regional Science Policy & Practice, October 2020, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/rsp3.12352.
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