Research Project Reports

Geographical Simulation Analysis for Logistic Enhancement in East Asia

By Satoru Kumagai, Toshitaka Gokan, Ikumo Isono, Kazunobu Hayakawa, Souknilanh Keola (Eds.)

ERIA Research Project Report 2009-7-2

Posted: March 2010

List of Project Members


Mr. Satoru KUMAGAI: Deputy Director,Economic Integration Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, IDE-JETRO, JAPAN.

Dr. Toshitaka GOKAN : Economic Integration Studies Group,Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, IDE-JETRO, JAPAN.

Mr. Ikumo ISONO: Research Fellow,Bangkok Research Center, IDE-JETRO, THAILAND.

Dr. Kazunobu HAYAKAWA: Economic Integration Studies Group,Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, IDE-JETRO, JAPAN.

Mr. Souknilanh KEOLA: Development Strategies Studies Group,Development Studies Center, IDE-JETRO, JAPAN



Full Report


RPR-2009-7-2

Contents


Front cover

Table of Contents

List of Project Members

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

2. Background and Objectives

2.1. Brief survey of literature
2.2. Objectives of IDE/ERIA-GSM

3. Features of the System

3.1. Basic feature of the system
3.2. Advantages of the system

4. Explanation of the Model

4.1. Brief explanation of spatial economics
4.2. The structure of the model
4.3. Important parameters
4.4. On the modal choice

5. The Current State of Economic Geography in East Asia

5.1. Population
5.2. GDP per capita
5.3. Industrial Agglomeration

6. Scenarios and Results

6.1. Baseline scenario
6.2. EWEC
6.3. MIEC
6.4. NSEC
6.5. Davao-Manado Sea Route

7. Conclusion and Policy Recommendations

7.1. Minding the income gap the developing phase of the economy
7.2. Need to consider modal shift by infrastructure development
7.3. Establishment of a geographical economic and social database in East Asia

APPENDIXES

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