Vickerman, R.W. and Evenhuis, Emil (2010) Transport pricing and Public-Private Partnerships in theory: Issues and Suggestions. Research in Transportation Economics, 30 (1). pp. 6-14. ISSN 0739-8859.
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This chapter offers a theoretical examination of the following questions: what are the issues that arise when Social Marginal Cost Pricing is to be incorporated in Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs); and how may these issues be dealt with? We first briefly discuss Public-Private Partnerships in transport: what are the defining characteristics and what are the main types that exist in the different modes of transport? Next we consider the economics of Public-Private Partnerships, in particular from the viewpoint of incentives. Subsequently we identify and examine the issues that arise when Social Marginal Cost Pricing is to be incorporated in PPPs as a regulation with regard to pricing in the transport sector. Lastly, we investigate the possibilities of resolving these issues.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics|
|Depositing User:||Roger Vickerman|
|Date Deposited:||23 Nov 2010 10:34|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2011 11:51|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/26064 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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