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Last exit : privatization and deregulation of the U.S. transportation system

Author: Clifford Winston
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2010.
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"Proposes experiments in deregulating and privatizing the country's transportation systems to rid them of inefficiencies and significantly improve their performance in moving goods and people around the United States; the book covers roads, airports and airport traffic control, mass transit, intercity buses and railway networks"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Winston, Clifford, 1952-
Last exit.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010026370
(OCoLC)635492422
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford Winston
ISBN: 9780815704768 0815704763
OCLC Number: 668423304
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 188 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Back to the future to improve U.S. transportation --
Intercity transportation under partial deregulation --
Highways --
Urban transit --
Airports and air traffic control --
Constraints on efficient reforms --
Lessons from deregulation of intercity transportation --
Theory and evidence on the economic effects of privatization --
Privatization experiments --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Clifford Winston.

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In Last Exit Clifford Winston reminds us that transportation services and infrastructure in the United States were originally introduced by private firms.  Read more...

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"A half-century of economics research, much of it from Brookings, convincingly shows that deregulation of transportation services delivered enormous benefits. Last Exit argues persuasively that these Read more...

 
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