OECD Regional Development Working Papers

ISSN :
2073-7009 (online)
DOI :
10.1787/20737009
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Working papers from the Regional Development Policy Division of the OECD cover a full range of topics including regional statistics and analysis, urban governance and economics, rural governance and economics, and multi-level governance. Depending on the programme of work, the papers can cover specific topics such as regional innovation and networks, the determinants of regional growth or fiscal consolidation at the sub-national level.
 

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Author(s):
Zhen Hong1, Olaf Merk2, Zhao Nan1, Jing Li2, Xu Mingying1, Xie Wenqing1, Du Xufeng1, Wang Jinggai1
Author Affiliations
  • 1: SISI, China, People’s Republic

  • 2: OECD, France

Publication Date
28 Nov 2013
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No:
2013/23
Pages
148
DOI
10.1787/5k3wd3bnz7tb-en

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This working paper offers an evaluation of the performance of the port of Shanghai, an analysis of the impact of the port on its territory and an assessment of policies in this field. It examines port performance over the last decades and identifies the principal factors that have contributed to it. The effect of the port on economic and environmental questions is studied and quantified where possible. The major policies governing the port are assessed, along with policies governing transport and economic development, the environment and spatial planning. Based on the report’s findings, recommendations are proposed with a view to improving port performance and increasing the positive effects of the port of Shanghai.
Keywords:
ports, inter-regional trade, urban growth, transportation, regional growth, regional development
JEL Classification:
  • D57: Microeconomics / General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium / Input–Output Tables and Analysis
  • L91: Industrial Organization / Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities / Transportation: General
  • R11: Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics / General Regional Economics / Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
  • R12: Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics / General Regional Economics / Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity
  • R15: Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics / General Regional Economics / Econometric and Input–Output Models; Other Models
  • R41: Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics / Transportation Systems / Transportation: Demand, Supply, and Congestion; Safety and Accidents; Transportation Noise