Search for dissertations about: "J13 Railway: Economics"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words J13 Railway: Economics.

  1. 1. Reforming a publicly owned monopoly costs and incentives in railway maintenance

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Kristofer Odolinski; Örebro universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; cost efficiency; contracts; tendering; rail infrastructure; maintenance; J01 Railway: Railway track; J01 Railway: Railway track; J13 Railway: Economics; J13 Railway: Economics; Railway track; Maintenance; Contract; Incentive reward ; Competition; Cost; Quality; Economic efficiency;

    Abstract : The railway system is often considered to be an industry where a monopoly occurs “naturally”, which can explain the public ownership and the use of regulations. However, railways in Europe have been subject to reforms during the last three decades. READ MORE

  2. 2. Competition in Public Transport Essays on competitive tendering and open-access competition in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Andreas Vigren; KTH.; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science; Competition; Public Transport; Tendering; Procurement; Cost efficient; Bus; Railway; Open access competition; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; 111 Road: Public transport; 111 Road: Public transport; J13 Railway: Economics; J13 Railway: Economics; Public transport; Contract; Tender; Economic efficiency; Location; Transport operator; Depot transp ; Impact study; Line transp ;

    Abstract : The results of this work show that the cost efficiency of tendered bus services is similar across all Swedish counties, except for the more high-density counties where efficiency is lower. Considerably lower efficiency is also found for contracts with services run in-house by the Public Transport Authority (PTA), compared to when the same service is run by a private actor. READ MORE