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Evaluación económica de las inversiones en transporte


  • Mar González-Savignat

    (Universidad de Vigo)

  • Anna Matas

    (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)


This article reviews the investment policy in transport infrastructures carried out in the last decade and the foreseen actions in the Strategic Plan of Transport Infrastructure. It has been put forward, in the current situation, with higher infrastructure endowment levels and with superior budgetary restrictions, that future investment should undergo a previous evaluation according to the social profitability criteria, stricter than those of past times. The foreseen investment decisions should satisfy requirements of economic, social and environmental profitability in keeping with the times.

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  • Mar González-Savignat & Anna Matas, 2010. "Evaluación económica de las inversiones en transporte," EKONOMIAZ. Revista vasca de Economía, Gobierno Vasco / Eusko Jaurlaritza / Basque Government, vol. 73(01), pages 60-77.
  • Handle: RePEc:ekz:ekonoz:2010105

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    investment evaluation; infrastructure; transport; social profitability;

    JEL classification:

    • D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis
    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • H41 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Public Goods
    • L91 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Transportation: General


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