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A Methodological Discussion on Port Economic Impact Studies and Their Possible Applications to Policy Design

  • Pablo Coto-Millán
  • Miguel Ángel Pesquera
  • Juan Castanedo Galán
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Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Abstract

The main methodologies applied to obtain the economic impact of a port, are discussed in this paper. A systematic classification which allows to evaluate the availability of the resources as well as the advantages, and disadvantages of every methodology, is offered according to the aims. Moreover, with these methodologies, the impact of port industry on the rest of the economy, can be obtained.

Keywords

Economic Agent Impact Study Output Table Dynamic View Port Authority 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pablo Coto-Millán
    • 1
  • Miguel Ángel Pesquera
    • 1
  • Juan Castanedo Galán
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CantabriaSantanderSpain

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