Air Transport (Classics in Transport Analysis No. 2)

Air Transport (Classics in Transport Analysis No. 2)

By: Kenneth J. Button (editor), Professor Peter Nijkamp (editor), Professor Peter Forsyth (editor)Hardback

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This collection of 40 articles presents classic and contemporary papers on air transport. It features a range of topics, including airline costs and productivity, pricing and yield management, competitive behaviour and strategic alliances, environmental aspects and aviation in developing nations. Congestion and investment in airports and regulation of airports are also covered. The articles cover theoretical analyses of air transport, empirical findings and discussion of policy issues such as liberalization and deregulation of airline markets. The collection highlights contemporary policy issues and emerging trends which should be of interest to students of transport economics, industrial organization and regulation.

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Part 1 Airline pricing and yield management: quality competition, industry equilibrium and efficiency in the price-constrained airline, George W. Douglas and James C. Miller III; when are price differentials discriminatory?, Robert H. Frank; airline seat management, Dennis J.H. Kraft et al; equilibrium and welfare in unregulated airline markets, John C. Panzar; the effect of price and entry regulation on airline output, capacity and efficiency, Arthur S. De Vany. Part 2 Airline productivity and cost analysis: economies of density versus economies of scale -why trunk and local service airline costs differ, Douglas W. Caves et al; cost competitiveness of major airlines - an international comparison, Tae Hoon Oum and Chunyan Yu; the world's airlines - a cost and productivity comparison, Robert J. Windle. Part 3 Competition and market behaviour: sources of economic rent in the deregulated airline industry, Elizabeth E. Bailey and Jeffrey R. Williams; empirical implications and tests of the contestability hypothesis, Steven A. Morrison and Clifford Winston; market conduct in the airline industry - an empirical investigation, James A. Brander and Anming Zhang; hubs and high fares - dominance and market power in the US airline industry, Severin Borenstein; modelling and testing the effect of market structure on price -the case of international air transport, Martin Dresner and Michael W. Tretheway; entry, exit and performance in airline markets, Andrew S. Joskow et al; competition in European aviation - pricing policy and market structure, Pedro L. Marin; contestability and sustainability in regional airline markets, David Starkie and Margaret Starrs; the contestability of airline markets during the transition to deregulation, Elizabeth E. Bailey and John C. Panzar; commitment, sunk costs and entry to the airline industry - reflections on experience, M.E. Beesley. Part 4 Regulation and liberalization: airline regulation and market performance, Theodore E. Keeler; liberalizing European aviation -is there an empty core problem?, Kenneth Button; the persistence and pervasiveness of the regulation of international trade in civil aviation services, Christopher C. Findlay; surprises of airline deregulation, Alfred E. Kahn; the evolution of US airline competition, Severin Borenstein. Part 5 Commercial strategies and alliances: benefits and costs of airline mergers - a case study, Dennis W. Carlton et al; airline alliances - current status, policy issues and future directions, Tae Hoon Oum and Jong-Hun Park; distinct features of lasting and non-lasting airline alliances, Michael Z.F. Li. Part 6 Airports - efficiency aspects, investment and regulation: marginal cost pricing of airport runway capacity, Alan Carlin and R.E. Park; developments in transport policy - the US market in airport slots, David Starkie; developing measures of airport productivity and performance - an application of data envelopment analysis, David Gillen and Ashish Lall; price regulation o

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/07/2002
  • ISBN13: 9781840645491
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 688
  • ID: 9781840645491
  • weight: 1355
  • ISBN10: 1840645490

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