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Evolution of the investment versus evolution of the provincial ports selectionve

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  • García Alonso , Lorena

    () (Universidad de Oviedo)

  • Sánchez Soriano , Joaquín

    () (Universidad Miguel Hernández)

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The improvements introduced in the transportation sector have propitiated that a merchandise flow can be transported efficiently from different ports and, consequently, they have come accompanied by an increase of the infrastructure investment. However, the port selection carried out from the Spanish provinces to channel their flows of containers remains stable, what suggests that it has not responded to the competitive strategies developed by the managers of the biggest peninsular ports, whose result seems to be related with their respective location.

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  • García Alonso , Lorena & Sánchez Soriano , Joaquín, 2007. "Evolution of the investment versus evolution of the provincial ports selectionve," INVESTIGACIONES REGIONALES - Journal of REGIONAL RESEARCH, Asociación Española de Ciencia Regional, issue 11, pages 113-128.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:invreg:0128
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    Keywords

    Inter-port competition; investment; selection;

    JEL classification:

    • L19 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Other
    • L52 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Industrial Policy; Sectoral Planning Methods
    • R42 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - Government and Private Investment Analysis; Road Maintenance; Transportation Planning

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