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

Aleksandra Koźlak


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)
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- Deparment of Transport Economics
Journal seriesTransport Economics and Logistics, [Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego. Ekonomika Transportu i Logistyka], ISSN 2545-1642, [0208-4821], (B 8 pkt)
Issue year2017
Publication size in sheets0.70
Keywords in Englishtransport system, transport infrastructure, economic growth
Languageen angielski
LicenseJournal (articles only); published final; Uznanie Autorstwa - Użycie Niekomercyjne - Na tych samych warunkach (CC-BY-NC-SA); with publication
Score (nominal)8
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ScoreMinisterial score = 8.0, 03-02-2020, ArticleFromJournal
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