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Effect of lock delay on grain barge rates: examination of upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers


  • Tun-Hsiang Yu
  • David Bessler


  • Stephen Fuller


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  • Tun-Hsiang Yu & David Bessler & Stephen Fuller, 2006. "Effect of lock delay on grain barge rates: examination of upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 40(4), pages 887-908, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:anresc:v:40:y:2006:i:4:p:887-908
    DOI: 10.1007/s00168-005-0057-z

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    1. Gervais, Jean-Philippe & Misawa, Takehiro & McVey, Marty J. & Baumel, C. Phillip, 1999. "Evaluating the Logistic and Economic Impacts of Extending 600-Foot Locks on the Upper Mississippi River: A Linear Programming Approach," Staff General Research Papers Archive 1753, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
    2. Binkley, James K & Bessler, David A, 1983. "Expectations in Bulk Ocean Shipping: An Application of Autoregressive Modeling," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 65(3), pages 516-520, August.
    3. Miljkovic, Dragan & Price, Gregory K. & Hauser, Robert J. & Algozin, Kenneth A., 2000. "The barge and rail freight market for export-bound grain movement from midwest to Mexican Gulf: an econometric analysis," Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 127-137, June.
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    1. Yu, T. Edward & Sharma, Bijay & English, Burton C., 2016. "Determinants of Lock Delays on the Upper Mississippi River: A Spatial Econometrics Approach," 2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts 236257, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    2. Wetzstein, Brian & Florax, Raymond & Foster, Ken & Binkley, James, 2016. "Rejuvenating Mississippi River’s Post-Harvest Shipping," 2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts 235944, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

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    R4; C32;

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    • R4 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics
    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models


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