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New economic geography: the role of transport costs

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  • LAFOURCADE, Miren
  • THISSE, Jacques-François

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Bringing together insights and perspectives from close to 70 of the world’s leading experts in the field, this timely Handbook provides an up-to-date guide to the most recent and state-of-the-art advances in transport economics. The comprehensive coverage includes topics such as the relationship between transport and the spatial economy, recent advances in travel demand analysis, the external costs of transport, investment appraisal, pricing, equity issues, competition and regulation, the role of public–private partnerships and the development of policy in local bus services, rail, air and maritime transport.
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  • LAFOURCADE, Miren & THISSE, Jacques-François, 2011. "New economic geography: the role of transport costs," LIDAM Reprints CORE 2368, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
  • Handle: RePEc:cor:louvrp:2368
    Note: In : A. de Palma, R. Lindsey, E. Quinet and R. Vickerman (eds.), A Handbook of Transport Economics, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 67-96, 2011
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