The First U.S. Transcontinental Railroad: Expected Profits and Government Intervention

Construction of the first transcontinental railroad, financed with large federal subsidies, is an important event in American history. Were the subsidies necessary to induce private investment in the railroad? The ex-ante investment decision examined uses contemporary reports and a simulation model...

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Autor Principal: Durán, X.
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: 2020
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Acceso en línea:http://hdl.handle.net/1992/46870