Essays on Port Economics

ISBN: 978-3-7908-2424-7 (Print) 978-3-7908-2425-4 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Demand

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      Pages 3-3

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      Pages 1-2

      Introduction to Essays on Port Economics

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      Pages 5-18

      Port Marketing Strategies and the Challenges of Maritime Globalization

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      Pages 19-44

      Contextual Port Development: A Theoretical Approach

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      Pages 45-60

      The Conditioned Demands of “General Merchandise”, “Dry Bulk” and “Liquid Bulk” Sea Transport

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      Pages 61-71

      Determinants of the Demand of International Maritime Transport

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      Pages 73-92

      The Demand for Maritime Transport: A Nonlinearity and Chaos Study

  3. Supply

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-127

      Productivity in Maritime Transportation

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      Pages 129-133

      Analysis of the Returns to Scale, Elasticities of Substitution and Behavior of Shipping (General Cargo) Production

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      Pages 135-142

      Returns to Scale, Elasticities of Substitution and Behavior of Shipping (Dry Bulk) Transport Costs, Some Empirical Evidence

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      Pages 143-147

      Cycles in the Ship Building Industry: An Empirical Evidence

  4. Port Economic Impact

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-160

      A Methodological Discussion on Port Economic Impact Studies and Their Possible Applications to Policy Design

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      Pages 161-165

      An Approach to the Contribution of the Port System

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      Pages 167-200

      The Economic Impact of Ports: Its Importance for the Region and Also the Hinterland

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      Pages 201-234

      The Effect of Port Infrastructures on Regional Production

  5. Regulation and Economic, Technical and Allocative Efficiency

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 235-235

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      Pages 237-250

      Bootstrapped Technical Efficiency of African Seaports

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      Pages 251-268

      Impact of New Technology on Port Administration

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      Pages 269-285

      Excess Capacity, Economic Efficiency and Technical Change in a Public-Owned Port System: An Application to the Infrastructure Services of Spanish Ports

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      Pages 287-304

      Analysis of Technical Efficiency and Rate of Return on Investment in Ports

  6. Cost Benefit Analysis and Externalities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 305-305

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      Pages 307-321

      A Cost–Benefit Analysis of a New Container Terminal

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      Pages 323-340

      Evaluation of Port Externalities: The Ecological Footprint of Port Authorities