Benefiting from Globalisation. Transport Sector Contribution and Policy Challenges

This publication presents the papers that were presented at the 17th International Symposium on Transport and Economics and Policy that was held in Berlin Germany from October 25-27, 2006. The opportunities for individuals and businesses to benefit from globalization are increased by efficient, cost-effective transport networks. A competitive, responsive, well organized transport sector facilitates trade, but creating the conditions for this poses policy challenges that must be tackled if transport is to contribute fully to globalization and this was the main theme of the 17th ITF/OECD Symposium. These conference proceedings contain summaries of the opening session ceremonies and discussions and the full text of the 16 papers presented as introductory reports for the discussions . These conference proceedings contain summaries of the opening session ceremonies and discussions and the full text of the 16 papers presented as introductory reports for the discussions. The reports cover such fields as data and trends, globalization and transport sector development, transport policy and regional integration, trade and infrastructure, and international transport and domestic policy.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Bibliography; Figures; Maps; Tables;
  • Pagination: 466p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01140811
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9789282101681
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 25 2009 2:20PM