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Cost drivers in publiv transportation

Project Number: 352

Project Leader: Andreas Vigren

Start Date: 2013-12-01

End Date: 2014-11-30

Description:
Research Question The objective of this paper is to identify the cost influencing factors of tendered bus contracts in Sweden in order to trying to explain what the important decision variables for the transport authorities are, and how a potential decrease in costs can be achieved. This is done with a cross-sectional data set consisting of all tendered bus contracts in Sweden during 2010, 2011 and 2012. The data set contains various contract specific factors such as payments from the transport authorities, vehicle usage, incentive schemes and more

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