Proposal for a Market-Based Solution to Airport Delays
Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper No. EAG 07-14
18 Pages Posted: 15 Oct 2007
Date Written: October 2007
With the clamor rising over airport delays and with both the Congress and the Administration considering remedies, this paper advocates the use of market mechanisms, specifically slot auctions, to promote efficient usage of airport capacity, reduce airport delays, and, more generally, promote competition.
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