Transportation Infrastructure Investment in Developing Countries: Implications for International Marketers

  • John Ozment
  • David L. Kurtz
  • Julie J. Gentry
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Part of the Developments in Marketing Science: Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Science book series (DMSPAMS)


Developing nations are becoming popular targets for many businesses, but managers should develop a clear understanding of market potential before committing resources. In this paper we assess the role of transportation infrastructure on economic development. Our findings suggest that managers can help assess risk by monitoring the government's commitment to developing various components of the nation’s infrastructure.


Total Factor Productivity Foreign Market Public Capital Transportation Infrastructure Infrastructure Investment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Ozment
    • 1
  • David L. Kurtz
    • 1
  • Julie J. Gentry
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ArkansasNewarkUSA

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