Provision of Public Transport Under Conflicting Regulatory Regimes

Vickerman, Roger W. (2008) Provision of Public Transport Under Conflicting Regulatory Regimes. Transportation Research Part A , 42 (9). pp. 1176-1182. ISSN 0965-8564. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

In this paper, we develop a simple model of regulatory competition in a multi-agency world. This argues that regulatory competition and potential conflicts arise in a similar way to tax competition between jurisdictions. This is then applied to contrasting situations drawn from metropolitan transport and cross-border rail services in Europe. The analysis demonstrates how regulatory conflicts can lead to inefficiencies which impact not just on the provision of transport services, but also on the potential wider benefits from transport, most notably labour market efficiency and productivity growth.

Item Type: Article
Additional information: Proceedings Paper. 10th International Conference on Competition and Ownership of Land Passenger Transport Hamilton Isl, AUSTRALIA, AUG 12-16, 2007
Uncontrolled keywords: Regulatory competition; Regulatory conflict; Wider economic impacts; Asymmetric information
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Roger Vickerman
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2009 10:09
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2014 10:56
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14664 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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