Introduction to Air Transport Economics: From Theory to Applications

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Transportation - 358 pages
This work merges the institutional and technical aspects of the aviation industry with their theoretical economic underpinnings. In one comprehensive textbook, it applies economic theory to all aspects of the aviation industry.
 

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Contents

Principles of Economics
27
and marginal benefit curve
42
Market Demand Analysis and Demand and Supply for Airline Services
49
The General Concepts
77
Operations and Ownership
107
International Economics and Aviation
123
Open Skies and Global Alliances
153
Market Structure and Monopolistic Markets
179
Hybrid Market Structure and the Aviation Industry
205
Aviation Forecasting and Regression Analysis
237
Pricing Policy and Revenue Management
279
A New Paradigm
307
The Economics of Aviation Safety and Security
331
United States with a fiveyear moving average
336
Index
353
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Dr. Bijan Vasigh is Professor of Economics and Finance in the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Florida and a Managing Director at Aviation Consulting Group, LLC. Dr. Vasigh is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Air Transport Management and Journal of Air Transportation World Wide. He worked on a NASA Research Grant on "Determination of Statewide Economic Benefits of the Small Aircraft Transportation System (SATS)." He is also a member of the Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) Global Airport Benchmarking Task Force. Dr. Thomas Tacker received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of North Carolina and has published numerous articles on aviation and general economics both in academic journals and the popular press. Dr. Ken Fleming has extensive experience in aviation economics and operations research. He is a published and recognized expert in Aviation Economics as well as a multitude of other areas involving air traffic control and air traffic management.

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