Modern airports offer a variety of economic services to the local community in terms of income, employment, and infrastructure. Not only do they offer direct benefits, they also create a significant amount of indirect benefits to other sectors directly or indirectly associated with airports. In this context, this study makes an attempt to assess the economic impact of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) on the regional (Maharashtra) and national (all India) economies in terms of output, value added and employment (number of jobs).
The NCAER study assesses the economic impact of Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport, one of the largest airports in the country, on the regional and national economy. This has been done by analyzing the direct, indirect and induced impact of aviation sector in terms of value addition and employment generation, which will boost up the economy.... Read More
Dr Shashanka Bhide is an Honorary Senior Adviser at NCAER. He was associated with NCAER from 1982 to 2014 in different capacities. After leaving NCAER in July 2014, he took up the position of Director, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai until his retirement in December 2018. His research has covered a number of areas... Read More
K. Subbaraje Urs is an Associate Fellow at NCAER, with more than 24 years of experience in applied economic research, socio-economic and industrial research. His core areas of research are large-scale surveys, particularly in developing the survey instrument, calculating the sample size, and identifying gaps in primary and secondary data. He has worked on both large-scale... Read More