Economics, Business and (Public) Management

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Transport policy within the context of broader economic policies, including on the European level

Description

Participants will gain understanding of transport policy witin the context of broader economic policies, including on the European level.

Program

Study load: 3 ECTS credits

TRANSPORT POLICY AS PART OF GENERAL ECONOMIC POLICY
- Transport as the favoured tool
- First best: exclusively direct measures
- Second best: indirect measures
- European transport policy
CHARGING FOR EXTERNAL COSTS
- Justification of charges for external costs
- Composition of the marginal external cost
- Marginal congestion cost
- Marginal infrastructure cost
- Marginal environmental cost
- Marginal accident costs
- Second best solutions
TAXATION METHODS AND ALTERNATIVE MEASURES
- Taxation methods
- Costs and benefits of a levy
- Measures besides taxaton
- The path to equilibrium
- Second-best solutions
PRICING POLICY
- Short or long term?
- Capacity restrictions
- Stochastic fluctuations in demand
- Joint suppliy
- Decreasing costs
- Second-best solutions
INFRASTRUCTURE POLICY
- Direct costs and beneits
- Indirect costs and benefits
- Measuring willingness to pay
- Discounting
- Project selection
- Multicriteria analysis

Course number:
n/a
Type:
Short- en long-term programmes, Micro-credentials
Area of interest:
Economics, Business and (Public) Management
Language:
EN
Academic year:
2024 - 2025
Starting date:
10.01.2021
Lecturers:
NNB
Location

UAntwerp Stadscampus

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