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Australia. Inter-state Commission
Title
Waterfront investigation : preliminary findings and discussion papers / Inter-state Commission
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service, 1988
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478
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WATERFRONT INVESTIGATION PRELIMINARY FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION PAPERS 1
WATERFRONT INVESTIGATION: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION PAPERS 3
CONTENTS 5
FOREWORD 7
PART ONE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF WATERFRONT INDUSTRY STRUCTURES CHAPTER 1 BACKGROUND AND CHRONOLOGY 11
CHAPTER 2 VERTICAL INTEGRATION OF THE WATERFRONT INDUSTRY 39
CHAPTER 3 CHANGES IN THE SIZE AND CONCENTRATION OF STEVEDORES 59
CHAPTER 4 THE STRUCTURE OF THE WATERFRONT INDUSTRY AND THE ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS THEREOF 75
PART TWO COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS IN THE WATERFRONT INDUSTRY EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 107
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 119
CHAPTER 2 FLOWS THROUGH THE PORT 121
CHAPTER 3 CONFERENCE RELATIONSHIPS 127
CHAPTER 4 THE PORT OF SYDNEY 131
CHAPTER 5 THE PORT OF MELBOURNE 149
CHAPTER 6 HOW COMMERCIAL DECISIONS ARE MADE 163
CHAPTER 7 OTHER PORTS 177
CHAPTER 8 CONCLUSION 203
APPENDIX I TERMS OF REFERENCE 205
APPENDIX II THE DATA BASE FILES 209
APPENDIX IV NON-VESSEL-OPERATING COMMON CARRIERS OPERATING THROUGH AUSTRALIAN PORTS 217
PART THREE ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF WATERFRONT INDUSTRY STRUCTURES CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 219
CHAPTER 2 AN OVERVIEW OF THE WATERFRONT INDUSTRY 249
CHAPTER 3 DIMENSIONS OF STRUCTURE 255
CHAPTER 4 RIVALRY AMONG EXISTING COMPETITORS 257
CHAPTER 5 POTENTIAL COMPETITION 295
CHAPTER 6 THE POWER OF BUYERS 329
CHAPTER 7 THE POWER OF SUPPLIERS 339
CHAPTER 8 SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS 355
CHAPTER 9 MARKET CONDUCT: THEORY AND REALITY 363
CHAPTER 10 PRICING POLICIES 367
CHAPTER 11 INTEGRATION AND EXPANSION 393
CHAPTER 12 OTHER ASPECTS OF CONDUCT 421
CHAPTER 13 PERFORMANCE 427
CHAPTER 14 THE COSTS OF WATERFRONT INEFFICIENCIES 451
APPENDIX I TERMS OF REFERENCE 459
APPENDIX II ORGANISATIONS WITH WHOM DISCUSSIONS WERE HELD 461
APPENDIX III A NOTE ON CONTESTABILITY THEORY 462
GLOSSARY 467
ABBREVIATIONS 475

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