PROBLEMS IN ESTIMATING THE SOCIAL COST OF MINIMUM RATE REGULATION

Two methods of determining the benefits of a cost-based railroad rate structure are appraised; a blending of the two is seen as yielding better estimates of traffic diversion from motor carriers. Combining the flexibility of the stochastic choice approach with the base of the inventory theoretic approach appear to produce reliable estimates of benefits.

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    American Society of Traffic and Transportation

    547 West Jackson Boulevard
    Chicago, IL  USA  60606
  • Authors:
    • Harmatuck, D J
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Accession Number: 00189073
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 1979 12:00AM