Informal sector gains little from new infra1 min read 22 Mar 2021, 10:14 AM IST
The only firms that gain from new infrastructure are those situated close to the project and belonging to the formal sector, finds a study
Public investment in infrastructure is seen as a boost for the whole economy. But not all companies gain equally. A study using the example of road projects finds that formal sector companies, especially those located closer to the highways being built, benefit much more than informal ones.
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