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A handbook of transport economics

Author: André De Palma
Publisher: Cheltenham, Glos, U.K. ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, ©2011.
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Bringing together insights and perspectives from close to 70 of the world's leading experts in the field, this timely Handbook provides an up-to-date guide to the most recent and state-of-the-art advances in transport economics. The comprehensive coverage includes topics such as the relationship between transport and the spatial economy, recent advances in travel demand analysis, the external costs of transport,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: André De Palma
ISBN: 9781847202031 1847202039
OCLC Number: 751532864
Description: xviii, 904 : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 Introduction / Andre de Palma, Robin Lindsey, Emile Quinet and Roger Vickerman --
PART I TRANSPORT AND SPATIAL ECONOMY. 2 General Equilibrium Models for Transportation Economics / Johannes Brocker and Jean Mercenier --
3 Transport in Spatial Models of Economic Development / Michael Wegener --
4 New Economic Geography: The Role of Transport Costs / Miren Lafourcade and Jacques-Francois Thisse --
5 Transport Costs and International Trade / Alberto Behar and Tony Venables --
6 City Formation and Transport Costs / Takatoshi Tabuchi --
PART II THE DEMAND FOR TRANSPORT. 7 Value of Travel Time Savings / David A. Hensher --
8 Advances in Discrete Choice: Mixture Models / Joan Walker and Moshe Ben-Akiva --
9 Dynamic Traffic Modeling / Andre de Palma and Mogens Fosgerau --
10 Activity Based Travel Demand Analysis / Abdul Rawoof Pinjari and Chandra R. Bhat --
11 Economics of Transport Logistics / Michel Beuthe. PART III THE COSTS OF TRANSPORT. 12 Cost Functions for Transport Firms / Leonardo J. Basso, Sergio R. Jara-Diaz and W.G. Waters II --
13 Efficiency Measurement Theory and its Application to Airport Benchmarking / Tae Oum, Katsuhiro Yamaguchi and Yuichiro Yoshida --
14 Theory of External Costs / Stef Proost --
15 External Costs of Transport in the United States / Mark Delucchi and Don McCubbin --
16 External Costs of Transport in Europe / Rainer Friedrich and Emile Quinet --
17 The Value of a Statistical Life / Henrik Andersson and Nicolas Treich --
18 Transport and Energy / Kenneth Button --
19 The Full Marginal Costs of Highway Travel: Methods and Empirical Estimation for North America /Yossi Berechman, Bekir Bartin, Ozlem Yanmaz-Tuzel and Kaan Ozbay --
PART IV OPTIMAL PUBLIC DECISIONS. 20 Surplus Theory / Yoshi Kanemoto --
21 The Direct and Wider Impacts of Transport Projects --
A Review / Peter Mackie, Dan Graham and James Laird --
22 Price Discrimination / Simon Anderson and Regis Renault --
23 Road Congestion Pricing /Georgina Santos and Erik Verhoef --
24 The Economics of Information in Transport / Piet Rietveld --
25 Personal Intelligent Travel Assistants / Casper G. Chorus and Harry J.P. Timmermans. 26. Equity Dimensions of Transport Policy / Alain Trannoy --
27 Psychology and Rationality in User Behavior: The Case of Scarcity / Jonathan L. Gifford --
PART V COMPETITION AND REGULATION. 28 Competition, Regulation and Public Service Obligations / Marco Pont --
29 The Theory of Incentives Applied to the Transport Sector / Elisabetta Iossa and David Martimort --
30 Public Private Partnerships in Transport / Antonio Estache, Ellis Juan and Lourdes Trujillo --
31 Parking Economics / Richard Arnott --
32 The Industrial Organization of Competition in Local Bus Services / Philippe Gagnepain, Marc Ivaldi and Catherine Vibes --
33 Competition and Regulation in Rail Transport / Chris Nash --
34 Airport Governance and Regulation: Three Decades of Aviation System Reform / David Gillen --
35 Competition and Regulation in Air Transport / Anming Zhang, Yimin Zhang and Joseph A. Clougherty --
36 Competition and Regulation in Seaports / Hilde Meersman, Eddy Van de Voorde and Thierry Vanelslander --
37 Competition and Regulation in Maritime Transport / Mary R. Brooks.
Other Titles: Transport economics
Responsibility: edited by André de Palma [and others].
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