Search for dissertations about: "transport investment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words transport investment.

  1. 1. Efficiency and acceptability of pricing policies and transport investments in distorted economies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jonas Westin; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; road pricing; transport investment; cost-benefit analysis; tax distortions; transport policies; welfare effects; political economy; acceptability; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport;

    Abstract : This thesis contains five papers studying the economic efficiency and political acceptability of road pricing policies and transport investments in distorted economies. Interactions between the transport market and other distorted markets, such as the labor market, can have a large impact on the welfare effect of a road pricing policy or a transport investment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Welfare Effects of Transport Policies an analysis of congestion pricing and infrastructure investments

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jonas Westin; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; congestion charge; cost-benefit analysis; tax distortions; transport investment; transport policies; welfare effects; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport;

    Abstract : Interactions between the transport market and other distorted markets, such as the labor market, can have a large impact on the overall welfare effect of a road pricing policy or a congestion charge. Many road pricing studies therefore try to incorporate effects from other distorted markets in the analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Green Logistics through Modal Shift - exploring the role of the transport capacity contract

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Fredrik Eng Larsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; green logistics; modal shift; mode choice; capacity management; supply chain contracting; intermodal transport;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish För att minska CO2-utsläppen från godstransporter har politiker i Europa under de senaste tio åren framhävt att det krävs ett skifte i transportslag för europeiska transporter, från flyg- och lastbilstransporter till mer miljövänliga tåg- och sjötransporter. Intermodala väg-järnvägstransporter, där en kombination av tåg och lastbil använts för att förflytta lösa standardiserade lastbärare (lastbilstrailer, lösflak eller ISO container), har framhävts som extra intressanta då järnvägens miljövänlighet kan kombineras med lastbilens flexibilitet och tillgänglighet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Production econometrics and transport demand modelling in Southern and Northern Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Tom Petersen; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Öresund link; productivity; accessibility; micro data; validation; exposure; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Ekonomisk geografi; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three main parts. The first and most important part, in terms of effort and time spent, is devoted to the estimation of the importance of accessibility for production at the firm or plant level using three different econometric estimation approaches. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life-Cycle Costing Applications and Implementations in Bridge Investment and Management

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Mohammed Safi; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Bridge; Cost; Life Cycle Cost Analysis; Procurement; Investment; Management;

    Abstract : A well-maintained bridge infrastructure is a fundamental necessity for a modern society that provides great value, but ensuring that it meets all the requirements sustainably and cost-effectively is challenging. Bridge investment and management decisions generally involve selection from multiple alternatives. READ MORE