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Title: An empirical evaluation of changes in public service obligations in Spain
Author: Abreu, José
Fageda, Xavier, 1975-
Jiménez González, Juan Luis
Keywords: Transport aeri
Serveis públics
Política governamental
Commercial aeronautics
Public utilities
Government policy
Issue Date: Mar-2018
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Abstract: Public Service Obligations are a key mechanism for countries to improve connections among islands and remote regions with the Continent. While Public Service Obligations are allowed by the European Commission, they represent an interference with free market competition, and impact on the entrance of competitors, prices and service frequency. This study employs Canarian air market data for 2002-2015 to econometrically evaluate the effects of two changes in European policy on the number of passengers transported. The results point to the need to make market access more flexible to benefit society by generating increases in the volume of passengers moved.
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It is part of: Journal Of Air Transport Management, 2018, vol. 67, num. March, p. 1-10
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ISSN: 0969-6997
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Econometria, Estadística i Economia Aplicada)

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