By Andrew F. Daughety
First released in 1985 and strongly quantitative in flavour, Analytical experiences in delivery Economics provides paintings that used to be on the frontier of analysis within the box of shipping economics. Written by way of a number of the top students during this box, it covers intercity freight and air passenger shipping. The 8 papers incorporated disguise a number modelling ways and handle numerous shipping concerns. they're all, notwithstanding, involved in the research of present matters - questions of productiveness, optimum pricing and law, prediction of equilibrium, and the issues of pageant. the gathering is preceded through a useful advent and assessment via the editor. supplied to put the amount in context, this assessment provides a short evaluation of the appropriate literature after which endeavours to offer the typical effects and findings which lower around the person papers or techniques.
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I , March: 57-94. Technology and demand C H A PT E R 2 Augmentation effects and technical change in the regulated trucking industry, 1974-1979 ANN F . FRIEDLAENDER AND S H ARON SCHUR B RUCE In recent years there has been considerable analysis o f the structure of costs and technology of the regulated trucking industry . 1 These studies have gener ally focused upon the question of economies of scale and the extent to which the industry could be expected to operate competitively in a deregulated environment.
Analytical Studies in Transport Economics by Andrew F. Daughety