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Title: Sustainability and interactivity between cities and ports : a two-stage data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach
Authors: Chen, Chen
Lam, Jasmine Siu Lee
Keywords: Engineering::Civil engineering
Issue Date: 2018
Source: Chen, C., & Lam, J. S. L. (2018), Sustainability and interactivity between cities and ports : a two-stage data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach. Maritime Policy & Management, 45(7), 944-961. doi:10.1080/03088839.2018.1450528
Journal: Maritime Policy & Management
Abstract: Ports and cities are intrinsically linked. Port city, which serves as a link between the local and global economy, is an integration of both urban and port systems. Constrained by different regional structures, port cities have developed various formulations over time. Using a two-stage data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach, this paper proposes a new method for measuring the sustainable development of different port city systems. While the previous empirical studies often separate the port system and the urban system, this paper assesses the two systems in an integrated way. Moreover, this paper develops a systematic methodology for measurement of sustainability. Twenty world-leading container port cities are selected for this study using contemporary data. The DEA results display their relative differences in levels of sustainable development, which reveal the effectiveness of the prevailing policies in them. Eventually, recommendations are drawn for other port cities by referring to the best practices.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/140999
ISSN: 0308-8839
DOI: 10.1080/03088839.2018.1450528
Rights: © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. All rights reserved.
Fulltext Permission: none
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