Railroaded & The Effectiveness of Historical Government Infrastructure Investments

A historian recently recommended this book to me – it takes a pretty critical view of subsidies for infrastructure historically and sounds like a good book.

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One Response to Railroaded & The Effectiveness of Historical Government Infrastructure Investments

  1. Brett says:

    I’ve read it, and while I can understand why a lot of people would like it, I personally didn’t care much for it. Most of it is like a series of biographies of important people from back then.

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