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Highways and economic and social changes

United States. Bureau of Public Roads

Highways and economic and social changes

by United States. Bureau of Public Roads

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- Economic aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE355 A3 A52 1964
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14586411M

    economic analysis for highways. the universal aspects of highways, the accumulation of highway needs, the limits on contruction funds, and the widespread concern of practically every citizen give highway transportation a natural and compelling position in by: The link between social determinants of health, including social, economic, and environmental conditions, and health outcomes is widely recognized in the public health literature. Moreover, it is increasingly understood that inequitable distribution of these conditions across various populations is a signiicant contributor to.

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