Productivity growth and biased technological change in Japanese airports

Pestana Barros, Carlos, Managi, Shunsuke, & Yoshida, Yuichiro (2010) Productivity growth and biased technological change in Japanese airports. Transport Policy, 17(4), pp. 259-265.

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Abstract

In this paper, the productivities of Japanese airports over the period of 1987-2005 are analyzed using the Malmquist index, and technological bias is investigated. During this period, airports on average became less efficient and experienced technological regress. Our results indicate that the traditional growth accounting method, which assumes Hicks neutral technological change, is not appropriate for analyzing changes in productivity for Japanese airports.

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ID Code: 75468
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Airports; Japan; Policy implications; Productivity; Technological change
DOI: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2010.01.009
ISSN: 0967-070X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Deposited On: 24 Aug 2014 23:02
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2017 10:01

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