THE ECONOMIC BASIS FOR TRANSPORT SUBSIDIES

This report is concerned with the conceptual basis for transport subsidies in the current Canadian context. Examination of the circumstances under which transport subsidies may be economically justified is done in terms of increasing returns to scale, counteracting imperfections in the market place, the social benefits of transport and the use of transport subsidies to promote regional development.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Canadian Transport Commission

    Systems Analysis Branch, 275 Slater Street
    Ottawa, ONo K1A 0N9,   Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Heads, J
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 50 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00126456
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ESAB 75-4
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM