On the Relevant Elasticity Estimates for Cost Structure Analyses of the Trucking Industry
AbstractThe effects of output qualities on costs of trucking firms could be evaluated at a given number of ton-kilometers or at a given number of shipments. This note shows that false interpretations of potential output qualities effects could occur when these effects are evaluated at a given number of ton-kilometers. Copyright 1990 by MIT Press.
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Volume (Year): 72 (1990)
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