Dan Bogart is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Irvine. His research specialty is the economic history of transportation and infrastructure, mostly in India and Britain. Bogart has also worked on the productivity performance of railways across the world in the nineteenth century.
Could railways have done more to aid economic development in India?
29 May 2013
Indian Railways celebrated its 160th anniversary last month. This column argues that while railways played a large economic role in British India, it is likely they could have done more to aid economic growth and development in the country.
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