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Endogenous transport prices and trade imbalances

Olaf Jonkeren, Erhan Demirel, Jos van Ommeren and Piet Rietveld.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; International Trade; Production and Organizations; Transportation Systems; Market Structure and Pricing. 8694 words.

According to economic theory, imbalances in trade flows affect transport prices, because (some) carriers have to return without cargo from the low-demand region to the high-demand region....

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Highways, local economic structure and urban development

Marco Percoco.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; Economic History; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 8139 words.

Transport costs are widely considered as a key driver of competitive advantage of countries, regions and cities. Their relevance is even greater when scale economies are at work since...

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Location decisions of large firms: analyzing the procurement of infrastructure services

Atif Ansar.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Regional Government Analysis; Transportation Systems; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9640 words.

How do large companies buy infrastructure (e.g. electricity, gas or rail)? Mainstream economics literature proposes that in the absence of an intermediating government, the bargaining power...

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A Model of Spatial Arbitrage with Transport Capacity Constraints and Endogenous Transport Prices

Andrew Coleman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; Transportation Systems; Agricultural Economics. 10119 words.

This article solves a high-frequency model of price arbitrage incorporating storage and trade when the amount of trade is limited by transport capacity constraints. In equilibrium there is...

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Regions and material flows: investigating the regional branching and industry relatedness of port traffics in a global perspective

César Ducruet and Hidekazu Itoh.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transportation Systems; Economic Development; Industry Studies. 10050 words.

This article proposes a quantitative analysis of the interdependencies between port specialization and regional specialization across the world. A global database is elaborated, covering...

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The role of major infrastructure in subregional economic development: an empirical study of airports and cities

Julie Cidell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Regional Government Analysis; Transport; Transportation Systems; Economic Development. 9472 words.

The link between airports, air service and regional economic development has been well-established and used to justify airport expansion at the expense of local communities because of...

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Urban Growth and Transportation

Gilles Duranton and Matthew A. Turner.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic History; Transport; Transportation Systems. 18231 words.

We estimate the effects of interstate highways on the growth of U.S. cities between 1983 and 2003. We find that a 10% increase in a city's initial stock of highways causes about a 1.5%...

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