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Anti-congestion policies in cities with public transportation

Akin C. Buyukeren and Tomoru Hiramatsu.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2016; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Publicly Provided Goods; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems; Regional Government Analysis. 9966 words.

We study how congestion tolls and an urban growth boundary should be designed optimally in a monocentric city with both car and public transit commuting from the suburbs to the central...

Automobile Fuel Economy Standards: Impacts, Efficiency, and Alternatives

Soren T. Anderson, Ian W. H. Parry, James M. Sallee and Carolyn Fischer.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 9079 words.

This article discusses automobile fuel economy standards in the United States and other countries. We first describe how these programs affect the automobile market, including impacts on...

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Better Lucky Than Rich? Welfare Analysis of Automobile Licence Allocations in Beijing and Shanghai

Shanjun Li.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Transportation Systems. 24337 words.

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Economists often favour market-based mechanisms over non-market based mechanisms to allocate scarce public resources on grounds of economic efficiency...

Can Urban Planning Reduce Obesity? The Role of Self-Selection in Explaining the Link between Weight and Urban Sprawl*

Andrew J. Plantinga and Stephanie Bernell.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Regional Government Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 2663 words.

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Chicken or egg? The PVAR econometrics of transportation

Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Kristoffer Moeller and Nicolai Wendland.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic History; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 10735 words.

To analyse the mutually dependent relationship between local economic performance, demand for and supply of transport services, we employ the structural panel VAR method that is popular in...

Construction of Register-based Commuting Measures

Ina Blind, Matz Dahlberg, Gustav Engström and John Östh.

in CESifo Economic Studies

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Transportation Systems. 12275 words.

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Early empirical studies in labour and urban economics addressing the role of commuting (on, e.g., wages and locational choice) have typically been...

Density and dispersion: the co-development of land use and rail in London

David Levinson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2008; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic History; Household Analysis; Transportation Systems. 10430 words.

This article examines the changes that occurred in the rail network and density of population in London during the 19th and 20th centuries. It aims to disentangle the ‘chicken and egg’...

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Determinants of entry in the deregulated German interurban bus industry

Niklas S Dürr and Kai Hüschelrath.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Economics; Transportation Systems. 11261 words.

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Two years after the deregulation of the German interurban bus industry in January 2013, two new entrants emerged as industry leaders: MeinFernbus...

Divergences in Long-Run Trends in the Prices of Energy and Energy Services

Roger Fouquet.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10624 words.

This article presents new evidence on very long-run trends in the prices of energy and energy services, such as heat, power, transport, and light, using seven hundred years of data for the...

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Does infrastructure investment lead to economic growth or economic fragility? Evidence from China

Atif Ansar, Bent Flyvbjerg, Alexander Budzier and Daniel Lunn.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Publicly Provided Goods; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 13419 words.

China’s three-decade infrastructure investment boom shows few signs of abating. Is China’s economic growth a consequence of its purposeful investment? Is China a prodigy in delivering...

The Effect of Fast-Food Availability on Obesity: An Analysis by Gender, Race, and Residential Location

Richard A. Dunn.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 10038 words.

This paper employs an identification strategy based on county-level variation in the number of fast-food restaurants to investigate the effect of fast-food availability on weight outcomes...

The Effects of Housing Prices, Wages, and Commuting Time on Joint Residential and Job Location Choices

Kim S. So, Peter F. Orazem and Daniel M. Otto.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 2001; p ublished online November 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Household Analysis; Transportation Systems. 0 words.

An empirical model of joint decisions of where to live and where to work demonstrates that individuals make residential and job location choices by trading off wages, housing prices, and...

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Employment Growth and the Allocation of New Jobs: Spatial Spillovers of Economic and Fiscal Impacts*

Mitch Renkow.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Demand and Supply of Labour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Transportation Systems. 2503 words.

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Endogenous transport prices and trade imbalances

Olaf Jonkeren, Erhan Demirel, Jos van Ommeren and Piet Rietveld.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; International Trade; Production and Organizations; Transportation Systems; Market Structure and Pricing. 8694 words.

According to economic theory, imbalances in trade flows affect transport prices, because (some) carriers have to return without cargo from the low-demand region to the high-demand region....

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Evolutionary Implementation and Congestion Pricing

William H. Sandholm.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Transportation Systems. 0 words.

We consider an implementation problem faced by a planner who manages a roadway network. The problem entails both hidden information and hidden actions. We solve the planner's problem by...

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Farther on down the Road: Transport Costs, Trade and Urban Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Adam Storeygard.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 17963 words.

This article investigates the role of intercity transport costs in determining the income of sub-Saharan African cities. In particular, focusing on fifteen countries whose largest city is a...

From periphery to core: measuring agglomeration effects using high-speed rail

Gabriel M Ahlfeldt and Arne Feddersen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Transportation Systems. 15795 words.

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We analyze the economic impact of the German high-speed rail (HSR) connecting Cologne and Frankfurt, which provides plausibly exogenous variation in...

Heterogeneous effects of inter- and intra-city transportation infrastructure on economic growth: Evidence from Chinese cities

Yang Chen, Nimesh Salike, Fushu Luan and Ming He.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Transportation Systems. 8883 words.

This article studies the heterogeneous effects of inter- and intra-city transportation infrastructure on the growth of cities using a panel dataset comprising 219 Chinese cities over...

Highways, local economic structure and urban development

Marco Percoco.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; Economic History; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 8139 words.

Transport costs are widely considered as a key driver of competitive advantage of countries, regions and cities. Their relevance is even greater when scale economies are at work since...

How streetcars shaped suburbanization: a Granger causality analysis of land use and transit in the Twin Cities

Feng Xie and David Levinson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transportation Systems; Household Analysis; Regional and Urban Economic History. 7190 words.

This article presents a Granger causality analysis of the coupled development of population and streetcars in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul Historic residence and network data...

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