How 2,000-Year-Old Roads Predict Modern-Day Prosperity

This article by Christopher Ingraham at the Washington Post highlights research that has compared the Roman empire’s road network to the economically prosperous areas in Europe today, and found striking similarities. The research demonstrated that infrastructure investments can drive very long term economic prosperity in a region.

– Thanks to Jon Williams and Asha Weinstein Agrawal for this post.

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