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Transfer costs in the overseas and internal shipping services of Fiji and Tonga

Baker, John Richard

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The concept of distance is fundamental to an understanding of the process of spatial interaction. Distance may be expressed in either absolute or relative terms, in such varied metrics as kilometres or social distance ranking. The present study places particular attention on 'economic distance', which in its broadest sense is the cost of overcoming distance, and within economic distance upon 'transfer costs'. The study argues first that the definition of economic distance implicit in...[Show more]

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Date published: 1974
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/129406

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