Transportation safety in an age of deregulation : papers derived from a conference held at the Transportation center of Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., June 1987 (Book, 1989) [WorldCat.org]
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Transportation safety in an age of deregulation : papers derived from a conference held at the Transportation center of Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., June 1987

Author: Leon N Moses; Ian Savage; Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Transportation Center.
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English
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The recent trend to deregulate industries has raised the question of whether deregulation means decreased safety. This book considers the question with regard to the airline and motor freight  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leon N Moses; Ian Savage; Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Transportation Center.
ISBN: 019505797X 9780195057973
OCLC Number: 925219990
Description: 348 s
Contents: Contributors; Introduction; Thomas Gale Moore: The myth of deregulation's negative effect on safety; Brock Adams: Deregulation's negative effect on safety; Framework for analysis: John C. Panzar, & Ian Savage: Regulation, deregulation and safety: an economic analysis; Severin Borenstein, & Martin B. Zimmerman: Losses in airline demand and value following accidents; Ezra Hauer: The reign of ignorance in road safety: a case for separating evaluation fromimplementation; W. Kip Viscusi: The effect of transportation deregulation on worker safety; The airline industry: Nancy L. Rose: Financial influences on airline safety; A. Kanafani, & T.E. Keeler: New entrants and safety; Clinton V. Oster, Jr. & C. Kurt Zorn: Is it still safe to fly?; Elizabeth E. Bailey, & DavidM. Kirstein: Can truth in airline scheduling help the congestion and delay problem; Richard A. Arnott, & Joseph E. Stiglitz: Congestion pricing to improve air travel safety; John J. Nance: Economic deregulation's unintended but inevitable impact on airline safety; Summary of other aviation issues; The motor carrier industry: Garland Chow: Deregulation, financial distress and safety in the general freight trucking industry; Thomas M. Corsi, & Philip Fanar, Jr: Effects of new entrants onmotor carrier safety; Kenneth D. Boyer: The safety effects of mode shifting; Paul P. Jovanis: A system perspective on the effects of economic deregulation on motor carrier safety; An international perspective: Martin Albu, & Michael Glover: The regulation of road freight transport in Great Britain; Ramsey M.Withers: Transportation safety and economic regulatory reform - the Canadian perspective; Summary and policy implications; Summary and policy implications; Background information
Responsibility: edited by Leon N. Moses and Ian Savage.

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'A remarkable variety of data is used in evidence, covering accidents generally ... For those who are interested in both economics and safety this is a useful book.'Andrew Evans, University College Read more...

 
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