Course Review 071227

Course Review 071227 - Port Economics Course Review 27...

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Port Economics Course Review 27 December 2007
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Time: 2008-1-4 12pm-1.35pm Venue: T& 506 Format: Written Exam (Questions in English) Bring your identification card along with your mind. Test your knowledge, not memory. But, You cannot afford not doing thorough revision! Keep learning, even though it is EXAM…. .. About the Exam About the Exam
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About the Exam About the Exam Task I. Single-Choice Questions (1.5’ x 20 = 30’) Task II. True/False Judgment (1’ x 10 = 10’) Task III. Short-Answer Questions (5’ x 4 = 20’) Task IV. Case-Based Questions (25’) Task V. Essay Questions (15’ x 1 = 15’)
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1. Introduction 2. Evolution of Ports 3. Ports: Their Roles and Functions 4. Ports’ Economic Impacts 5. Port Demand and Port Supply 6. Port Market Structure 7. Port Pricing 8. Port Ownership and Administration Models
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1. Introduction Some Key Economic Concepts Some Basic Points about Ports Ports and port sites The importance of ports Shipping and port glossary
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Scarcity Choice Opportunity cost Resource allocation Firm Industry Market Blending theory and practice Blending old and new Micro and macro perspectives Thinking about linkages Key Economic Concepts Key Economic Concepts
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Scarcity Scarcity Choices Choices System of System of resource allocation resource allocation Limited resources (finite resources) Unlimited demand for resources (infinite demand) Want to sacrifice? (opportunity cost) What? How? For whom? By the state By the state and the market By the free market
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Business Organisation as a Transformation System BUSINESS ORGANISATIONS Land, premises Materials Labour Technology Finance Managerial skills, etc. Goods Services Ideas Information, etc. Consumption Inputs Inputs Outputs Outputs
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PORT DEVELOPMEN T Demand Changes in trade patterns Competition Inland transport Water depth Environmental pressures Cargo handling technology Port Management Different owernship Labour
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2. Port Evolution Evolution of Modern Ports Bird’s Anyport Model (1963) UNCTAD Port Generations (1994)
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ancient times Middle ages late 18th century early 19th century World Wars 1960s The Evolution of Modern Ports The Evolution of Modern Ports 1990s
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1 2 3 Specialisati on Expansio n Setti ng Bird’s Bird’s Anyport Anyport Model Model
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UNCTAD’s Port Generations UNCTAD’s Port Generations
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3. Roles and Functions The Roles of Ports What are ports for Roles and responsibilities of port authorities The Functions of Ports The transport function The trade and commercial functions The industrial function The logistics function
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What Are Ports For? What Are Ports For? For port “owners” For port operators For port users For port area or port community
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Roles and Responsibilities of PAs Roles and Responsibilities of PAs Infrastructure landlord Regulator of economic activities and operations Planning for future development Operation of nautical services Supplier of cargo handling and storage services Marketing and promotion of port services Provider of ancillary facilities
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The main function of a port is to
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course ECON 178 taught by Professor Yangliu during the Fall '08 term at Tsinghua University.

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