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Essays on Microeconomics and Industrial Organisation : Contributions to Economics - Pablo Coto-Millan

Essays on Microeconomics and Industrial Organisation

Contributions to Economics

By: Pablo Coto-Millan (Editor)

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Essays on Microeconomics and Industrial Organisation aim 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 of a demand, production and cost function is offered . Over the last two decades, however, Microeconomics has greatly broadened its field of empirical application. Therefore, this text combines microeconomic theories with a variety of empirical cases. The standardised microeconomic analysis of demand, production and costs is set forth along with appropriate econometric techniques. The text consists of four parts: Demand, Production and Costs (Supply), Market and Industrial Structure and Failure of Market and Industrial Regulation. It includes eleven new chapters with respect to the first edition.

Introductionp. 1
Demandp. 3
Modeling Seasonal Integrated Time Series: the Spanish Industrial Production Indexp. 5
Passenger's Choice of Air Transport under Road Competition: the Use of Cointegration Techniquesp. 19
Introduction of an Innovative Product: the High Speed Train (AVE)p. 29
An Approach to the Hub-and-Spoke Systems from SVARs Models. A Practical Application to Container Traffic between the Port of Bahia de Algeciras and Other Ports of the Spanish Port System (Bahia de Cadiz and Las Palmas)p. 41
Production and Costs (Supply)p. 59
Technical and Allocative Inefficiency in Spanish Public Hospitalsp. 61
Technical Efficiency of Road Haulage Firmsp. 75
Technical Efficiency and Liberalisation within International Air Transport (1992-2000)p. 89
Technological Innovation and Employment: Intersectoral Appraisals of Structural Change in the Service Economyp. 103
Market and Industrial Structurep. 121
The Measurement of Intra-Industry Trade and Specialisation: a Reviewp. 123
Measurement of Intra-industry Trade: a Categorical Aggregation Exercise with Spanish Trade Datap. 155
The Determinants of Intra-industry Trade in Spanish Manufacturing Sectors: a Cross-section Analysisp. 165
Economic Integration, Vertical and Horizontal Intra-industry Trade and Structural Adjustment: the Spanish Experiencep. 175
Failures of Market and Industrial Regulationp. 187
Organisation and Regulation of the Post Industry: Europe and Spainp. 189
Positive Theory of Regulation: an Application to Spanish Foreign Tradep. 209
Structure, Functioning and Regulation of the Spanish Electricity Sector. The Legal Framework and the New Proposals for Reformp. 219
Effects of a Reduction of Standard Working Hours on Labour Market Performancep. 237
Transitional Dynamics and Endogenous Growth Revisited: the Case of Public Capitalp. 253
Unions, Wages and Productivity. The Spanish Case, 1981-2000p. 277
Comparative Analysis of Port Economic Impact Studies in the Spanish Port System (1992-2000)p. 297
Economic Impact of Santander Airportp. 317
Dynamic Adjustments in a Two-Sector Modelp. 333
Market Failures: the Case for Road Congestion Externalitiesp. 343
Social Benefits of Investment Projects: the Case for High-Speed Railp. 361
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ISBN: 9783790801040
ISBN-10: 3790801046
Series: Contributions to Economics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 386
Published: 26th November 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.11
Weight (kg): 1.25
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised