This report discusses the role of infrastructure in promoting and supporting economic growth, and in particular pro-poor growth. Following broad overviews, it examines the contribution of different types of infrastructure to growth, including the transport sector, electricity, telecommunications, and water and sanitation. It concludes with a brief comment on policy issues.
This resource was produced by TI-UP – a DFID-funded resource centre for technology, infrastructure and urban planning, managed by IMC Worldwide Ltd.
Whittle, J. TI-UP Report - A short synthesis of the link between infrastructure provision/adequacy and economic growth. TI-UP Resource Centre, London, UK (2009) 17 pp.