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Moving Boxes by Air: The Economics of International Air Cargo by Peter S. Morrell

Published By: Farnham, U.K. and Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate
ISBN: 978-1-4094-0252-7
Date of Publication: 2011


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Reviewed by: David Hummels of Purdue University and NBER
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.50.3.791.r8
Review Pages: 807-09

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David Hummels of Purdue University and NBER reviews "Moving Boxes by Air: The Economics of International Air Cargo" by Peter S. Morrell. The EconLit abstract of the reviewed work begins: Presents an analysis of the air cargo industry. Discusses air cargo traffic and capacity; air cargo market characteristics; economic and technical regulation; supply—passenger and freight airlines; supply—integrated carriers, post offices, and forwarders; air cargo alliances and mergers; aircraft and flight operations; airport and ground operations; distribution and marketing; pricing and revenues; airline costs; air cargo financial performance; air cargo and the environment; air cargo forecasting; and air cargo issues and prospects. Morrell is at Cranfield University. Glossary; bibliography; index.


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JEL Classifications

G34: Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
L14: Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation; Networks and Network Industry
L87: Postal and Delivery Services
L93: Air Transportation
M31: Marketing


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