The role of the transport system in stimulating economic and social development

Aleksandra Koźlak

Abstract

The importance of transport for economic development results from its multilateral links with different forms of human activity. So far, the focus has been on the impact of investments in the transport infrastructure on economic growth, whereas the importance of other elements of the transport system has been overlooked. In this article the concept and components of the transport system have been analysed, indicating the important role of the soft transport infrastructure and innovation. The main objective of the article is to analyse the role played by transport in the modern economy and indicate the mechanisms affecting the socio-economic development.
Author Aleksandra Koźlak (FE / ChTE)
Aleksandra Koźlak,,
- Deparment of Transport Economics
Journal seriesResearch Journal of the University of Gdansk. Transport Economics and Logistics, ISSN 0208-4821, (B 8 pkt)
Issue year2017
Vol72
Pages19-33
Publication size in sheets0.7
Keywords in Englishtransport system, transport infrastructure, economic growth
DOIDOI:10.5604/01.3001.0010.6873
URL http://www.znetil.ug.edu.pl/index.php/etil/article/view/138/125
Languageen angielski
LicenseJournal (articles only); published final; Uznanie Autorstwa - Użycie Niekomercyjne - Na tych samych warunkach (CC-BY-NC-SA); with publication
Score (nominal)8
ScoreMinisterial score = 8.0, 26-01-2018, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 8.0, 26-01-2018, ArticleFromJournal
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