Emanuel Deutschmann, Ettore Recchi, Lorenzo Gabrielli


Borders of rich and poor countries have abundant cross-border traffic infrastructure, new global dataset reveals

A new global dataset on cross-border roads, paths, railroads, and ferries reveals that borders of very rich and very poor countries have ample cross-border traffic infrastructure, much more so than middle-income countries. Why is this the case? Our new study explores this counterintuitive pattern and potential explanations. From border fortification to cross-border traffic infrastructure Borders […]