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The UK Project Appraisal Framework for Ports: A Critique


  • Michael Asteris
  • Alan Collins


This paper outlines and critically reflects upon the key features of the UK Department for Transport's Project Appraisal Framework for Ports. Significant concerns are raised in connection with the treatment of demand, capacity, and the extent to which the framework adequately addresses the diverse issues relating to port development in the appraisal process. © 2006 LSE and the University of Bath

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  • Michael Asteris & Alan Collins, 2006. "The UK Project Appraisal Framework for Ports: A Critique," Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, University of Bath, vol. 40(1), pages 161-171, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpe:jtecpo:v:40:y:2006:i:1:p:161-171

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