Towards an Economic Appraisal of Port Investments

Towards an Economic Appraisal of Port Investments

Containerisation and other new techniques call for large new investment in ports. How should this be allocated? The pricing system used by port authorities needs reform. The difficulties of cost-benefit analysis can be overcome by the use of calculated shadow prices. A central co-ordinating body is needed.

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