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Is Investment in High Speed Rail Socially Profitable
The development of High Speed Rail (HSR) in Europe has been encouraged, and financially supported, by the European Commission. HSR technology is presented as a solution to congested roads andExpand
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A comparison of rail liberalisation levels across four European countries
This paper presents the results of a research into railway regulation and liberalisation in Italy, France, Germany and Spain. The analysis covers the relationship between the State and the railExpand
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Economic Analysis of High Speed Rail in Europe
The aim of this report is to contribute to the economic analysis of new high speed rail investment projects requiring public funds. The economic evaluation of projects can help governments to obtainExpand
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The Economic Effects of High Speed Rail Investment
The allocation of traffic between different transport modes follows transport user decisions which depend on the generalized cost of travel in the available alternatives. High Speed Rail (HSR)Expand
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PUBLIC TRANSPORT DEMAND ELASTICITIES IN SPAIN
This paper provides evidence on public transport demand response to changes in fare level and structure, and bus-kms run in Spanish cities. Aggregate and disaggregate elasticities have been estimatedExpand
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Introduction to Cost-Benefit Analysis: Looking for Reasonable Shortcuts
  • G. Rus
  • Economics
  • 1 December 2010
Gines de Rus incorporates the latest thinking on issues such as the treatment of risk and uncertainty, and the importance of institutional arrangements in ensuring the correct use of the technique.Expand
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Privatization and regulation of transport infrastructure : guidelines for policymakers and regulators
The 1990s saw a dramatic increase in the liberalization of transport policies and a strengthening of the role played by private operators and investors in transport infrastructure. Most of theseExpand
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A review of HSR experiences around the world
High Speed Railways (HSR) is currently regarded as one of the most significant technological breakthroughs in passenger transportation developed in the second half of the 20th century. At theExpand
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Some Stylized Facts about High Speed Rail around the World
After collecting information on 166 high speed rail (HSR) projects across the world, this paper examines some of the most relevant empirical issues related to development of this transport mode inExpand
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In what circumstances is investment in HSR worthwhile
The case for building new High Speed Rail (HSR) infrastructure depends its the capacity to generate social benefits which compensate for the construction, maintenance and operation costs. DecisionsExpand
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