Infrastructure Productivity Evaluation

Infrastructure Productivity Evaluation

von: Wouter Jonkhoff, Walter Manshanden

Springer-Verlag, 2011

ISBN: 9781441981011 , 96 Seiten

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Infrastructure Productivity Evaluation


 

Infrastructure ProductivityEvaluation

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Contents

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Contributors

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Chapter 1: Introduction

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1.1 Infrastructure: What Does the Rear-View Mirror Tell Us About the Way Forward?

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Chapter 2: The Productivity of Public Capital: A Meta-analysis

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2.1 Introduction

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2.2 Public Capital and Private Output

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2.2.1 Definitions

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2.2.2 Methodologies Employed in the Literature

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2.2.2.1 Four Methodological Approaches

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2.2.2.2 The Production Function Approach

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2.2.3 Stylized Facts

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2.2.4 Criticisms of the Production Function Approach

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2.3 A Simple Meta-analysis

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2.3.1 The Meta-sample

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2.3.2 Results of the Meta-analysis

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2.4 Meta-regression Analysis

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2.4.1 Hypotheses

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2.4.2 Meta-regression Model

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2.4.2.1 Methodology

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2.4.2.2 Data

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2.5 Results

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2.6 Conclusions

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References

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Chapter 3: The Effectiveness of Regional Policy: A Literature Study

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3.1 Introduction

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3.1.1 Scope

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3.2 Approach

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3.2.1 Research Quality

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3.3 Results

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3.3.1 Research Methods

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3.4 Recent Developments

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3.5 Conclusions

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3.6 Recommendations

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References

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Chapter 4: Ex Post Evaluation of Rotterdam Port Investment

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4.1 Introduction

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4.2 Ex Post Evaluation of Infrastructure Projects: Too Little, Too Late?

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4.3 Three Criteria for Ex Post Evaluation

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4.4 Maasvlakte 1 in Historical Perspective

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4.4.1 Port Policy After 1970

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4.5 Ex Post Analysis 1968–2002

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4.5.1 Costs

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4.5.2 Benefits

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4.5.3 Maasvlakte 1 and 2: Ex Post and Ex Ante Results Compared

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4.6 Conclusion

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References

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Chapter 5: The Productivity of Public Capital in the Netherlands: A Regional Perspective

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5.1 Introduction

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5.2 Data and Methodology

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5.2.1 The Production Function

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5.2.2 Data

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5.2.3 Stylized Facts

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5.3 Results

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5.3.1 Growth Accounting

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5.3.2 Regression Analysis

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5.4 Conclusion and Discussion

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References

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Chapter 6: Indirect Effects in European Transport Project Appraisal*

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6.1 Introduction

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6.2 Types of Effects

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6.3 The Case for Harmonisation

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6.4 Current Practice

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6.4.1 Models

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6.4.1.1 The SASI Model

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6.4.1.2 The CGEurope Model

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6.4.2 Current Practice in Five Countries

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6.4.2.1 The Netherlands

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6.4.2.2 The UK

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6.4.2.3 Germany

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6.4.2.4 Japan

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6.4.2.5 The USA

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6.4.3 Survey

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6.4.3.1 Is Double Counting Avoided, and How?

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6.4.3.2 General Coverage and Assessment Methods

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6.4.3.3 Types of Indirect Effects Covered

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6.4.3.4 Overview of Types of Effects Covered in CBA

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6.5 Conclusion

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References

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About the Authors

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