Review of the Literature About the Incidence of Port Dynamics in the Local Economy

  • María Berta Quintana-LeónEmail author
  • Bertha Molina-QuintanaEmail author
  • Marco Alberto Valenzo-JiménezEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 180)


In a context of economic integration and globalization with profound changes in the models of industrial organization and increasing competition in international markets, maritime ports are configured as a key piece of competitiveness. The present work analyzes theoretical aspects of the relation of the dynamics of ports with the economic growth of its surrounding region. It is important to characterize these theoretical approaches, because this question is not only important for the intellectual interest but also for the policy objective.


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  1. 1.Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, UMSNHMoreliaMéxico

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