Accession Number : AD0778884

Title :   Can the United States Economically Afford Loss of the Panama Canal.

Descriptive Note : Student essay,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Closs,John W.

Report Date : 12 OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : The basic question is whether or not the Panama Canal has paid off economically for the United States. The return on investment as a business enterprise of the United States was examined. The import of the Panama Canal on United States economics was perused to include time, distance, cost savings and traffic analysis by tonnage, flag of vessel and commodity. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Panama Canal, *Economics, *United States government, Commerce, Marine transportation, Political science

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE