Essays in Transportation Economics and Policy: A Handbook in Honor of John R. Meyer

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Essays in Transportation Economics and Policy
A Handbook in Honor of John R. Meyer

José A. Gómez-Ibáñez

William B. Tye

Clifford Winston

Editors

BROOKINGS INSTITUTION PRESS

Washington, D. C.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • 1: The Legacy of John R. Meyer 1
  • Part I Techniques of Transportation Analysis 9
  • 2: The Demand for Transportation: Models and Applications 11
  • References 49
  • 3: Learning About Transport Costs 57
  • References 93
  • 4: Pricing 99
  • References 134
  • 5: Project Evaluation 137
  • Appendix: Calculation of the Shadow Price of Capital 170
  • Appendix: Calculation of the Shadow Price of Capital 173
  • Part II the Automobile in Society 179
  • 6: Congestion 181
  • References 219
  • 7: The Politics of Controlling Auto Air Pollution 223
  • References 253
  • 8: Fuel Economy and Auto Safety Regulation: Is the Cure Worse Than the Disease? 257
  • Condusion 287
  • References 287
  • 9: Technology-Forcing Public Policies and the Automobile 291
  • References 321
  • 10: Determinants of Motorization and Road Provision 325
  • References 354
  • Part III Transportation and Cities 357
  • 11: The Urban Transportation Problem: A Reexamination and Update 359
  • Condusion 395
  • References 397
  • 12: Transportation and Land Use 403
  • References 432
  • 13: Accessibility and Economic Opportunity 437
  • Condusion 462
  • References 464
  • Part IV Regulatory Issues in Transportation 467
  • 14: Regulatory Reform of U.S. Intercity Transportation 469
  • References 491
  • 15: Regulation and Innovation: Lessons from the American Railroad Industry 493
  • References 527
  • 16: The Economics of Commercial Transportation Safety 531
  • References 560
  • Contributors 563
  • Index 565
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