Dick, H. W.
While economic planning has been widely advocated as essential to the
development of poor countries, there remains great ignorance of the impact
of government policies at the industry level. This study of Indonesian
interisland shipping argues that government policies have been the main
cause of inefficiency in the industry. Policies toward infrastructure,
licensing and controls, freight rates, and investment are analysed in
turn. Inefficiency appears to have arisen directly from the...[Show more]
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