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Traffic Technology and Logistics

Transport Economics


  • Basic problems and concepts of economics
  • Transport economics
  • Demand in transport
  • Supply in transport
  • Cost categories and cost calculations in transport companies
  • Different perceptions of transport costs and transport generated costs
  • Transport policy
  • Appraisal of transport projects

Goals and competencies

Subject-specific competencies objectives relate to knowledge of the basic economic theories and their application in transport companies as well as basic approaches to transport regulation.

Basic literature

  1. Setnikar-Cankar S., Hrovatin N. (2007): Temelji ekonomije, Ljubljana: Fakulteta za upravo
  2. Zupančič S. (2002): Ekonomika transporta, Ljubljana: Ekonomska fakulteta (Univerza v Ljubljani)
  3. Button K. (2010): Transport economics (3rd ed.), Cheltenham: EE publishing