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    DescriptionPort Economics is the study of the economic decisions (and their consequences) of the users and providers of port services. A port is an "engine" for economic development by providing employment, worker incomes, business earnings and taxes for its region. The book provides a detailed discussion of types of carriers that use ports, the operation of cargo and passenger ports as well as the operation of such specific ports as Hong Kong, Hamburg, Le Havre, Savannah, Miami and Panama. Port Economics is the first contemporary textbook of its kind. It enhances our understanding of port economics by - classifying port users and suppliers of port services in the context of economic demand and supply curves; denoting that the demand for port services has two prices, the price paid to the port by the users and the price (or actual and opportunity costs) incurred by port user carriers, shippers and passengers; presenting the economic theories of carriers, shippers and passengers. The numerous up-to-date references will be of benefit to students and researchers of the economics of the shipping trade; to government officials in developing port and shipping policies; and to port operators in understanding the port-choice selection process by shipping lines and other carriers.


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    Title
    Port Economics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Wayne K. Talley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 174 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 428 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415777223
    ISBN 10: 0415777224
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ECO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.5
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: KNGS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27830
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: BUS082000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    Ingram Subject Code: SL
    Libri: I-SL
    BISAC V2.8: BUS069020, TRA000000, BUS070100
    DC22: 387.1
    BIC subject category V2: KCD
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: HE551 .T35 2009
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/ECONAS
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    54 black & white illustrations, 11 black & white tables, 8 black & white halftones, 46 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    09 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Wayne K. Talley is the Frederick W. Beazley Professor of Economics and Executive Director of the Maritime Institute at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
    Table of contents
    1. Introduction 2. Ports Users and Service Providers 3. A Port in Operation 4. Carriers 5. Shippers 6. Passengers 7. Port Operator Operating Options, Production and Cost 8. Port Operator Operating Objectives, Prices and Investment 9. Port Structure and Agglomeration 10. Port Performance and Competition 11. Port Dockworkers 12. Port Pollution 13. Port Security