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The marginal costs of road reinvestment

Project Number: 406

Project Leader: Jan-Eric Nilsson

Start Date: 2014-12-01

End Date: 2015-06-30

Description:
Research Question Economics in the transport sector addresses two main issues; the welfare maximising choice of investment projects and the welfare maximising level of user charges. This project addresses one particular dimension of the second challenge, namely the marginal costs of vehicle wear and tear on roads and the subsequent need to rehabilitate the roads. This marginal cost is one component of the optimal user charge

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