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Principles of transport economics

Author: Emile Quinet; R W Vickerman
Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2004.
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"This unique book addresses a wide range of issues and makes use of cutting-edge data to provide a set of universal tools to analyse and inform policy at all levels. It assumes only a basic knowledge of economics and will be essential reading for students at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate level following courses on transport economics, regional science, urban studies and geography. It will also prove a  Read more...
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Quinet, Emile.
Principles of transport economics.
Cheltenham ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2004
(OCoLC)607044904
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emile Quinet; R W Vickerman
ISBN: 1840648651 9781840648652 1845422562 9781845422561
OCLC Number: 53831694
Description: xii, 385 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Transport and economic activity --
Transport and location --
Transport and the urban economy --
The demand for transport --
The costs of transport --
The nature of markets and public intervention --
Optimal public decisions --
Forms and effects of competition between operators --
Monopoly and public service in transport --
From economics to transport policy.
Responsibility: Emile Quinet and Roger Vickerman.

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