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Towards a Theory of Transport and Development

  • George W. Wilson
Part of the The Geographical Readings Series book series

Abstract

The variation of results in studies of transport and development may be explained by differences in two main factors: (1) the creation of economic opportunity and (2) the response to economic opportunity. The first depends upon the quality and quantity of resources in the regions served, the actual change in transport rates and service, and commodity price levels. The second depends upon an awareness of opportunity and what may be broadly defined as attitudes toward economic change.

Keywords

Transport Capacity Economic Opportunity Freight Rate Motor Transport Transport Facility 
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  • George W. Wilson

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