Railroads, Freight, and Public Policy

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Brookings Institution Press, 2010 M12 1 - 250 pages

This book examines railroad regulation and public policy regarding the freight industry.

 

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Contents

Financial Viability and Productivity of Capital
3
A Capsule History of Railroad Regulation
19
Competition Natural Monopoly and Scale Economies
43
The Effects of Rail Freight Regulation
63
Regulatory Reform and Its Consequences
97
Further Problems and Alternatives
115
Perspectives on Rail Freight Policy
137
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About the author (2010)

Theodore E. Keeler is professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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