Essays on Microeconomics and Industrial Organisation

Essays on Microeconomics and Industrial Organisation aims to serve as a source and work of reference and consultation for the field of Microeconomics in general and of Industrial Organisation in particular. Traditionally, Microeconomics is essentially taught as theory and hardly ever an estimation o...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Coto-Millán, Pablo (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Heidelberg Physica 2004, 2004
Edition:2nd ed. 2004
Series:Contributions to Economics
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • I Demand
  • 1 Modeling Seasonal Integrated Time Series: the Spanish Industrial Production Index
  • 2 Passenger’s Choice of Air Transport under Road Competition: the Use of Cointegration Techniques
  • 3 Introduction of an Innovative Product: the High Speed Train (AVE)
  • 4 An Approach to the Hub-and-Spoke Systems from SVARs Models. A Practical Application to Container Traffic between the Port of Bah (a de Algeciras and Other Ports of the Spanish Port System (Bahia de Cadiz and Las Palmas)
  • Production and Costs (Supply)
  • 5 Technical and Allocative Inefficiency in Spanish Public Hospitals
  • 6 Technical Efficiency of Road Haulage Firms
  • 7 Technical Efficiency and Liberalisation within International Air Transport (1992– 2000)
  • 8 Technological Innovation and Employment: Intersectoral Appraisals of Structural Change in the Service Economy
  • III Market and Industrial Structure
  • 9 The Measurement of Intra-industry Trade and Specialisation: a Review
  • 10 Measurement of Intra-industry Trade: a Categorical Aggregation Exercise with Spanish Trade Data
  • 11 The Determinants of Intra-industry Trade in Spanish Manufacturing Sectors: a Cross-section Analysis
  • 12 Economic Integration, Vertical and Horizontal Intra-industry Trade and Structural Adjustment: the Spanish Experience
  • IV. Failures of Market and Industrial Regulation
  • 13 Organisation and Regulation of the Port Industry: Europe and Spain
  • 14 Positive Theory of Regulation: an Application to Spanish Foreign Trade
  • 15 Structure, Functioning and Regulation of the Spanish Electricity Sector. The Legal Framework and the New Proposals for Reform
  • 16 Effects of a Reduction of Standard Working Hours on Labour Market Performance
  • 17 Transitional Dynamics and Endogenous Growth Revisited: the Case of Public Capital
  • 18 Unions,Wages and Productivity. The Spanish Case, 1981–2000
  • 19 Comparative Analysis of Port Economic Impact Studies in the Spanish Port System (1992– 2000)
  • 20 Economic Impact of Santander Airport
  • 21 Dynamic Adjustments in a Two-Sector Model
  • 22 Market Failures: the Case for Road Congestion Externalities
  • 23 Social Benefits of Investment Projects: the Case for High-Speed Rail