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Engevista  2007 

INFRA-ESTRUTURA PORTUáRIA NACIONAL DE APOIO AO COMéRCIO EXTERIOR: HIERARQUIZA O DAS UNIDADES PORTUáRIAS

Keywords: Brazilian Ports , Multivariate Analysis , Data Envelopment Analysis

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We use Principal Components to derive linear indices with the objective toevaluate the importance of Brazilian ports in regard to the characteristics of Infra-Structure, Operational Results, Geo-economic Aspects, and Projected Demand for the year2011. Ranks, normalized by the maximum rank, of the port scores in each of thoseconstructs are used as inputs and outputs in Data Envelopment Analysis models ofmulticriteria evaluation to classify the Brazilian ports according their importance. Thisordination is original, has a non subjective basis and may be used to set priorities in thecontext of resource allocations in the context of the ports support to the Brazilian foreigntrade.

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