CITY SIZE AND TRANSPORTATION COSTS

A SIMPLE MODEL OF A CITY (METROPOLITAN AREA) IS CONSTRUCTED AND USED TO CALCULATE HOW TRANSPORTATION COSTS VARY WITH CITY SIZE. SIMPLIFYING THE BASIC ASSUMPTIONS MAKES THE MODEL MORE MANAGEABLE, WHICH ALLOWS EXPLICIT CALCULATION OF MAGNITUDES THAT WERE NOT CALCULATED IN THE MORE COMPLICATED AND GENERAL MODELS USED IN THE RECENT LITERATURE IN THIS AREA. THE MODEL IS DISCUSSED IN REGARD TO OPTIMAL MODES OF LAND USE, IMPLICATIONS OF PERFECT COMPETITION, TOTAL TRANSPORTATION COSTS, AND SOME EMPIRICAL ESTIMATES.

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  • Authors:
    • Borukhou, E
  • Publication Date: 1973-10

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  • Pagination: p. 1205-15
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  • Accession Number: 00239684
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 20 2003 12:00AM