Search for dissertations about: "transport economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 swedish dissertations containing the words transport economics.

  1. 1. 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; Svante Mandell; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Nash Nash; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Public transport; Contract; Tender; Bus; Economic efficiency; Competition; Location; Transport operator; Depot transp ; Impact study; Railway; Line transp ; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; 111 Road: Public transport; 111 Road: Public transport; J13 Railway: Economics; J13 Railway: Economics;

    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

  2. 2. Regional Economics, Trade, and Transport Infrastructure

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Nicholas Sheard; Rikard Forslid; Keith Head; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regional policy; agglomeration; firm heterogeneity; export market entry; export timing; air travel; infrastructure; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : “Regional Policy in a Multiregional Setting: When the Poorest are Hurt by Subsidies” Regional subsidies have a positive short-term effect on the recipient regions, but as they alter migration patterns the long-term effects are less clear. This paper demonstrates using a three-region general equilibrium model that subsidising the poorest region may be to its detriment in the long term and thereby increase inter-regional inequality, if the subsidy draws firms from a nearby region that would function better as a production centre. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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; Svante Mandell; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Chris Nash; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Competition; Public Transport; Tendering; Procurement; Cost efficient; Bus; Railway; Open access competition; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    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

  4. 4. 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; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Lars Hultkrantz; []
    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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jonas Westin; Lars-Göran Mattsson; Jonas Eliasson; Joel Franklin; Kurt Van Dender; []
    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