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General Equilibrium Analysis of the Benefits of Large Transportation Improvements

  • Yoshitsugu Kanemoto
  • Koichi Mera

This paper examines three benefit measures of a large transportation improvement in a general equilibrium framework. Three issues are analyzed. The first is whether the measures can be reduced to the area to the left of a suitably defined transportation demand curve. Second, the measures are expressed as functions of price and income elasticities which can be estimated empirically. Third, the general and partial measures are compared.

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Paper provided by Queen's University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 567.

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Length: 38 pages
Date of creation: 1984
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Handle: RePEc:qed:wpaper:567
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