交通経済学   Transportation Economics

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担当教員
福田 大輔 
使用教室
木7-8(M5会議室M5 Meetingroom)  
単位数
講義:1  演習:0  実験:0
講義コード
61066
シラバス更新日
2013年11月11日
講義資料更新日
2013年11月20日
アクセス指標
学期
後期

講義概要

-Study the economic framework to analyze the supply and demand for transportation
-Study how principles of economics can be applied to evaluate the effects of transportation plans and/or policies
1. Introduction of Economic Theory for Transportation Studies
2. Economic Benefit of Transport Infrastructure Development
3. Valuation of Travel Time Savings
4. Transportation Costs
5. Congestion Pricing
6. Why Cities Exist: Urban Formation and Agglomeration
7. Urban Spatial Structure
8. Individual Presentation

講義の目的

-Study the economic framework to analyze the supply and demand for transportation
-Study how principles of economics can be applied to evaluate the effects of transportation plans and/or policies

講義計画

1. Introduction of Economic Theory for Transportation Studies
2. Economic Benefit of Transport Infrastructure Development
3. Valuation of Travel Time Savings
4. Transportation Costs
5. Congestion Pricing
6. Why Cities Exist: Urban Formation and Agglomeration
7. Urban Spatial Structure
8. Individual Presentation

教科書・参考書等

-Varian, H.R. “Microeconomic Analysis,” Norton, 1992.
-McCarthy, P. “Transportation Economics,” Blackwell, 2001.
-Small, K. and Verhoef, E. “The Economics of Urban Transportation,” Routledge, 2007.
-Jara-Diaz, S. “Transport Economic Theory,” Elsevier, 2007.
-Brueckner, J. “Lectures on Urban Economics,” The MIT Press, 2011.

関連科目・履修の条件等

Prior Recommendation:
-Some chapters in the above-mentioned books are recommended to be studies prior to each class (announced by email). The lectures will be done based on this preparation.
-Several research papers related to each class topic will be circulated in advance and strongly recommended to be read prior to each class.

成績評価

Class participation (15%), Assignments (60%) Final Presentation (25%)

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