The Economics of Air Transportations and its
Implications for Tourism Policy
Rimini, 11 April 2008
09.15 a.m. FIRST SESSION (Room: ALBERTI 3)
09.15 a.m. – 09.30 a.m.
Gianluigi Pelloni (University of Bologna and Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis)
09.30 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.
Mark G. Lijesen (KiM Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis; Free University Amsterdam)
Local Concentration and Entry in Short Haul Airline Markets
10.00 a.m. – 10.15 a.m
Discussant:Paolo Figini (University of Bologna – Rimini and RCEA)
10.15 a.m. – 10.45 a.m. Federico Ciliberto (University of Virginia)
Bankruptcy and Product-Market Competition: Evidence from the Airline Industry
10.45 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.
Discussant: Sofronis Clerides (University of Cyprus)
11.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. COFFEE BREAK
11.30 a.m. – 12.00 a.m.
Germà Bel (University of Barcelona)
How to compete for a place in the World with a hand tied behind your back: The case of air transport services in Girona
12.00 a.m. – 12.15 a.m.
Discussant: Marco Alderighi (University of Val d’Aosta and Bocconi University)
12.15 a.m. – 02.00 p.m. LUNCH BREAK (Room: AULA 2)
02.00 p.m. SECOND SESSION (Room: ALBERTI 3)
02.00 p.m. – 02.30 p.m.
Eric Pels (VU University, Amsterdam)
Intermodal competition in the London-Paris passenger market: high-speed rail and air transport
02.30 p.m. – 02.45 p.m.
Discussant: Claudio Piga (Loughborough University and RCEA, Rimini)
02.45 p.m. – 03.15 p.m.
Guido Paglione (Institute of Transport Studies, Leeds University)
Origin airport choice in a multi-airport region
03.15 p.m. – 03.30 p.m.
Discussant: Laura Vici (University of Bologna – Rimini and RCEA)
03.30 p.m. – 04.00 p.m. COFFEE BREAK
04.00 p.m. – 04.30 p.m.
Claudio Piga (Loughborough University and RCEA, Rimini)
Mergers and Business Model Assimilation: Evidence from Low-Cost Airline Takeovers
04.30 p.m. – 04.45 p.m.
Discussant: Claudio Calcagno (European University Institute)