Cursed by no coast: How regional landlockedness affects income within countries

We analyze whether landlocked regions are systematically poorer, using panel data for 1527 regions in 83 nations from 1950 to 2014 and exploiting within-country-time variation. Lacking ocean access decreases regional GDP/capita by ≈13%. Specifically, coastal distance matters but not the length of co...

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Volume: 181
Main Author: Jetter, Michael
Mösle, Saskia
Stadelmann, David
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 01.08.2019
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
published in: Economics letters Vol. 181; pp. 70 - 73
ORCID: 0000-0001-7967-5200
Data of publication: August 2019
ISSN: 0165-1765
1873-7374
EISSN: 1873-7374
Discipline: Geography
Economics
Subjects:
R12
F43
H54
O18
O40
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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