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Aviation Infrastructure Performance: A Study in Comparative Political Economy
     

Aviation Infrastructure Performance: A Study in Comparative Political Economy

by Clifford Winston
 

ISBN-10: 0815793944

ISBN-13: 9780815793946

Pub. Date: 05/28/2008

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

Congestion at airports and airline travel delays have become major concerns for the traveling public and attracted the attention of policymakers in a number of countries, including America's president and Congress. This study assesses how airports and air traffic control in regions around the world are addressing the problem and concludes that the United States, in

Overview

Congestion at airports and airline travel delays have become major concerns for the traveling public and attracted the attention of policymakers in a number of countries, including America's president and Congress. This study assesses how airports and air traffic control in regions around the world are addressing the problem and concludes that the United States, in particular, could learn a great deal from other countries' experiments to reduce government ownership and regulation of their aviation infrastructure.

About the Author:
Clifford Winston is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several books, most recently Government Failure vs. Market Failure (AEI-Brookings, 2006)

About the Author:
Gines de Rus is a professor of applied economics at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. He is the coauthor, with Antonio Estache, of Privatization and Regulation of Transport Infrastructure (World Bank, 2000)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815793946
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction   Clifford Winston   Gines de Rus     1
The United States and Continental Europe
Delayed! U.S. Aviation Infrastructure Policy at a Crossroads   Steven A. Morrison   Clifford Winston     7
The European Union: Evolution of Privatization, Regulation, and Slot Reform   David Gillen   Hans-Martin Niemeier     36
Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Canada
Airport Policy in Australia and New Zealand: Privatization, Light-Handed Regulation, and Performance   Peter Forsyth     65
Airport Planning and Regulation in the United Kingdom   Anne Graham     100
Airport Policy in Canada: Limitations of the Not-for-Profit Governance Model   Michael W. Tretheway   Robert Andriulaitis     136
China and Developing Countries
Airport Policy and Performance in Mainland China and Hong Kong   Anming Zhang   Andrew Yuen     159
Air Transportation Infrastructure in Developing Countries: Privatization and Deregulation   Kenneth Button     193
Synthesis and Conclusions   Clifford Winston   Gines de Rus     222
Contributors     225
Index     227

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