Economic Analysis and Policy Evaluation in the Railway Industry: An International Perspective

Academic Press
9780128169285
0-12-816928-1

Economic Analysis and Policy Evaluation in the Railway Industry: An International Perspective provides a systematic treatment of key metrics of modern railway systems. Contributors evaluate the economic.

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effects of forces shaping railway and transportation industries worldwide, summarizing the ways that sophisticated railway systems differ from those plagued by problems and difficulties. Economic concepts, techniques and applied empirical models reveal vertical and horizontal differences among operations, enabling readers to draw conclusions about the economic implications of regulatory and policy initiatives. Each contributor describes opportunities for future research.