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Uneven benefits of infrastructure spending among ethnoracial groups

Water infrastructure improvements are needed in rural America. A series of county-level spatial econometric models showed positive economic development associated with water infrastructure spending in rural America. However, these benefits are unequally distributed among ethnoracial populations in interaction models.

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McDonald, Y.J. Uneven benefits of infrastructure spending among ethnoracial groups. Nat Water 1, 24–25 (2023).

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