Event: Virtual Conference on Transport Infrastructure Development, Spillover Effects, and Quality of Life

High-Speed Rails and Knowledge Production: A Global Perspective

18 March 2020
Author / Speaker: 
Ayushmann Bhatt, The University of Tokyo
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This ongoing research aims to develop empirical macro-economic evidence for this effect of high-speed rails (HSRs) on an international scale. The objectives are to study associations and test the potential causal relationship between HSR development and the country’s patent productivity. An analysis of 15 nations where HSR is in operation demonstrates a significant positive association of HSR development and country’s patent productivity.

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