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The role of infrastructure in the formation of the market of suburban passenger railway transportation in the Russian Federation


  • Agafonov, Dmitriy

    () (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA))

  • Mozgovaya, Oxana

    () (Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA))


Services suburban population is widely in demand of a large number of Russian regions. However, despite the implementation of structural reforms in the railway transport in the suburban passenger traffic is still not established mechanisms to improve the efficiency and quality of services. Purpose of the article - to show the necessity and urgency of further improvement throughout the organization commuter rail in Russia.

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  • Agafonov, Dmitriy & Mozgovaya, Oxana, 2015. "The role of infrastructure in the formation of the market of suburban passenger railway transportation in the Russian Federation," Economic Policy, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, vol. 6, pages 194-204.
  • Handle: RePEc:rnp:ecopol:ep1562

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    1. Layard,Richard & Glaister,Stephen (ed.), 1994. "Cost-Benefit Analysis," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521466745, March.
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    suburban passenger companies; passenger transport; rail transport infrastructure; transport subsidies;

    JEL classification:

    • H11 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - Structure and Scope of Government
    • H54 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Infrastructures
    • L92 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Railroads and Other Surface Transportation


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