Territorial Infraestructure, Economy and International Business in Colombia

  • Jahir Gutiérrez Ossa

Abstract

The constant claims related to the lack of physical and logistical, particularly multimodal infrastructure (routes, ports, airports and networks of interconnected transport) required for the economic development of the country, are forcing consideration of this theme as a corporeal parameter, and not an exogenous one to the companies and of the territory. So far, it has been one of the most contested elements for its impact on the productive and competitive capacity for the opening of international trade with Colombia. In the face of this, it is necessary to do a review of the contribution that it generates for an economy counting on a good and efficient infrastructure equal to the conditions of production and access to the international markets, and especially the territories, as is the case of various regions of the country who aim for such a point of view. Internalizing such variables will allow realization of the adjustments the country needs in such themes and in particular how much of a relationship should exist between the territorial productive conditions with respect to the developments in infrastructure and the scope of both in face of international commercial possibilities. This article is a product from the perspective of the International Business of a research project called "Economic spatial impact of the projects of physical and geographical infrastructure in Antioquia State (Colombia).” PHASE 1: Urabá's Port and PHASE 2: complementary Geo-infrastructure", in agreement between the University of Medellin, the institution ESUMER (Escuela Superior de Mercadeo) of Medellin and the company of analysis georreferencial INFOMAPAS in Medellin

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Author Biography

Jahir Gutiérrez Ossa
PH.D en Administración Pública, Atlantic International University (AIU), Honolulú, USA, Magíster en Desarrollo Regional y Local, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellín, Colombia, , Estudiante Especialización en Sistemas de Informacion Geográfica, Universidad San Buenaventura (USB), Medellín, Colombia, Economista de la Universidad de Medellín, Colombia, Docente e investigador, Programa de Negocios Internacionales, Universidad de Medellín, Colombia. Estudiante destacado por la Asociación de Egresados del Programa de Economía (1998), y ganador del premio “Luis López de Mesa” al mérito investigativo (1999), Universidad de Medellín, Premio Espíritu Investigativo; Categoría Docente por mérito investigativo. Escuela Colombiana de Mercadotecnia (ESCOLME), en Medellín (2009). Líder del grupo GINI, Universidad de Medellín, Colombia, Investigador Científico Parque-Explora, Ciudad de Medellín
Published
2011-11-06
How to Cite
GUTIÉRREZ OSSA, Jahir. Territorial Infraestructure, Economy and International Business in Colombia. Cuadernos de Administración, [S.l.], v. 25, n. 42, p. 97-108, nov. 2011. ISSN 2256-5078. Available at: <http://cuadernosdeadministracion.univalle.edu.co/index.php/cuadernos_de_administracion/article/view/416>. Date accessed: 21 oct. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.25100/cdea.v25i42.416.
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Artículos

Keywords

geography labor mobility, regional, urban and rural analyses, transportation demand, supply and congestion, land use and other regulations