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  • Globalized Freight Transportby T.R. Leinbach; C. Capineri

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    The worldwide movement of freight has emerged as one of the most critical and dynamic aspects of the transport sector. The contributors to this study examine the current state of global freight transport, with an emphasis on Europe and North America and their extra-regional linkages. These original contributions synthesize existing knowledge, highlight... more...

  • Assessing Community Telecentresby Anne Whyte

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 20.00

    Telephone, fax, email, Internet; telemedicine, distance education, news distribution, telecommuting: these are some of the services offered by the community telecentre. But do telecentres truly respond to the communication and information needs of the communities they are intended to serve? What impact do they have on social equity and economic development?... more...

  • Du Bureau L'espaceby Maureen James

    International Development Research Centre 1998; US$ 20.00

    This is the French edition of'' From Workplace to Workspace.''From a desktop, e-mail provides a quick, reliable and cost-effective link to the world at large, changing a traditional ''workplace'' into a ''workspace'' that crosses even international boundaries.In developing areas of the world such as Africa, Asia and Latin America, e-mail lists are... more...

  • Oficina De Hoy, Oficina Virtualby Maureen James

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 20.00

    In developing regions of the world, email currently extends much further than does any other Internet-based technology. While email lists have evolved as a powerful tool for collaboration in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, experienced users are few and far between. This guide provides practical and useful advice on how to set up an email list, how... more...

  • Trends in the Transport Sectorby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00

    How have the passenger and freight transport sectors evolved since 1970? How is road safety faring? This publication presents the most up-to-date statistics on transport markets in Europe, together with charts highlighting the major trends.  Published earlier than comparable study, this report provides the reader with first-hand figures on key... more...

  • Improving Transport Accessibility for Allby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    Making transport vehicles and infrastructure more accessible to everyone continues to be both an important objective and a major challenge for transport authorities, operators and service providers worldwide. Accessibility has long been considered as a transport concern only for individuals with particular mobility difficulties. But it is now increasingly... more...

  • No. 130: Transport and International Tradeby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 56.00

    With the removal of many trade policy barriers, further international economic integration depends largely on the reduction of trade costs originating in the transport sector. The Round Table discussion focused on the structure and development of international transport costs over the past decades and the benefits to be expected from investment in... more...

  • No. 131: Transport and Decentralisationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    Over the past decades many OECD countries have become more decentralised.  ECMT member transition countries follow this example or are strongly advised to do so.  Are the expected economic benefits justified in the domain of transport policy?  Has the experience of transport policy decentralisation been positive?.  The Round Table... more...

  • Transport Links between Europe and Asiaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    Land links between Europe and Asia can offer a viable alternative to sea transport. They substantially improve the accessibility of the countries they pass through and can absorb a substantial portion of the growth in intercontinental traffic, particularly container traffic, that has been forecast. However, the provision of efficient land links between... more...

  • No.129 Transport Servicesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    While deregulation and privatisation in the transport sector have led to increases in productivity in general, not all reform hopes have materialised. In particular, the reform of the provision of infrastructure services has not caused the expected mobilisation of private resources, and concession relations have been less stable and less efficiency-enhancing... more...