A Critical Assessment
Edited by Matthias Finger and Kenneth Button
This chapter investigates economic aspects of aviation security, which we argue defines a fundamental economic problem, that of resource allocation. We review the recent history of attacks on civil aviation and the institutions that comprise global governance of aviation security. We outline economic approaches to defining and measuring output, cost efficiency and productivity and we compare the costs and the financing of aviation security across international jurisdictions. We consider the economic arguments underlying the question of who should pay for aviation security and we discuss the necessity for significant changes to the future implementation of aviation security in the decades to come.
You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.
Elgaronline requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals. Please login through your library system or with your personal username and password on the homepage.
Non-subscribers can freely search the site, view abstracts/ extracts and download selected front matter and introductory chapters for personal use.
Your library may not have purchased all subject areas. If you are authenticated and think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.