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On the social desirability of urban rail transit systems

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  • Maheshri, Vikram

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  • Winston, Clifford & Maheshri, Vikram, 2007. "On the social desirability of urban rail transit systems," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 62(2), pages 362-382, September.
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