This book examines technological change in the regulated industries, including electric power, communications, and air and surface transportation. One complete chapter is devoted to surface transportation. This chapter examines several specific cases, including the relationship of Rail Form A costs on the long piggyback flatcar, and the Big John Grain Rates case. The chapter also looks at mergers and at highway and inland waterway transportation.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This publication contains papers prepared for a conference of experts, with an introduction and summary.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Brookings Institution

    1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Publication Date: 1971

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 238 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00083941
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 22 1975 12:00AM