Trade Talks Episode 36: The Railroads Episode: America, India, and Intranational Trade

Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown discuss with Dave Donaldson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) his research on how massive railroad projects—across America in the late 1800s and colonial India in the early 1900s—affected trade costs, market access, intranational trade, and economic development. Professor Donaldson received the Johns Bates Clark Medal in 2017.
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Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (PIIE)

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May 1, 2018