Railroad Economics

Railroad Economics

1st Edition - July 9, 2007

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  • Editors: Scott Dennis, Wayne Talley
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080548937

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Table of Contents

  • Ch. 1: Introduction – Scott M. Dennis and Wayne K. Talley

    Ch. 2: Evolution of Railroad Economics – W. G. Waters II

    Ch. 3: A Hedonic Cost Function Approach to Estimating Railroad Costs – John D. Bitzan and Wesley W. Wilson

    Ch. 4: Spatially Generated Transportation Demands – Kenneth Train and Wesley W. Wilson

    Ch. 5: Rail Passenger Demand Forecasting: Cross-Sectional Models Revisited – Mark Wardman, William Lythgoe and Gerard Whelan

    Ch. 6: Railroad Pricing and Revenue-To-Cost Margins in the Post-Staggers Era – M. Ivaldi and G. McCullough

    Ch. 7: Options for Restructuring the State-Owned Monopoly Railway – Russell Pittman

    Ch. 8: Trespassing on the Railroad – Ian Savage

    Ch. 9: Energy Use and Pollutant Emissions Impacts of Shortline Railroad Abandonment – Michael W. Babcock and James L. Bunch

    Ch. 10: Earnings Differentials of Railroad Managers and Labor – James Peoples and Wayne K. Talley

Product details

  • No. of pages: 292
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © JAI Press 2007
  • Published: July 9, 2007
  • Imprint: JAI Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080548937

About the Editors

Scott Dennis

Affiliations and Expertise

Microeconomic Studies Division Washington, DC, U.S.A.

Wayne Talley

Affiliations and Expertise

Maritime Institute, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, U.S.A.

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