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The Economics of Urban Transportation

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Transportation,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • General,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Research,
  • Transportation, Automotive,
  • Urban transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9622520M
    ISBN 100415285151
    ISBN 109780415285155

      Transportation is the world's largest invisible industry. Modern society is completely dependent on transportation to sustain its way of life, and it is all around us constantly. Yet the economics of transportation is a mystery to most people. Why do air fares rise and fall? Why do urban transit. A rigorous but nontechnical treatment of major topics in urban economics. Lectures on Urban Economics offers a rigorous but nontechnical treatment of major topics in urban economics. To make the book accessible to a broad range of readers, the analysis is diagrammatic rather than mathematical. Although nontechnical, the book relies on rigorous economic reasoning.


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