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Transport and sustainable development

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“SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT” TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
• Sustainable Development “… is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Brundtlandt Commission Report 1987
“…defines paths of development along which intergenerational well-being does not decline.” World Bank 2010 • These paths are defined by the availability of manufactured capital, natural and environmental capital and human and health capital.
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TRANSPORT SECTOR IMPROVEMENTS DRIVE INCOME INCREASES… • Transport provides trade opportunities – Trade costs for US imports are on average 170 percent of the production value. – 20 percent of this wedge between consumer and producer prices are transport costs. – The contribution to the price difference is far higher if logistics costs are included. • Lowering of trade costs increases the real incomes of consumers and leads to higher productivities due to specialization.
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TRANSPORT SECTOR IMPROVEMENTS DRIVE INCOME INCREASES… • “Thick borders” correlate with low national incomes
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TRANSPORT SECTOR IMPROVEMENTS DRIVE INCOME INCREASES… • Lower transport costs drive agglomeration benefits: example of Japan
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TRANSPORT SECTOR IMPROVEMENTS DRIVE INCOME INCREASES… • Net migration to the three largest Japanese metropolitan areas
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TRANSPORT SECTOR DEVELOPMENT CHANGES THE ASSETS THAT DRIVE GROWTH • Transport infrastructure is among the largest components of manufa


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Title Transport and sustainable development
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Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Kopp, Andreas

Publisher

World Bank

Date 2013-02
Pages 21
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Territorial Development < Transport/Logistics
Holding The Korea Transport Institute