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Traffic Technology and Logistics

Transport Economics


  • Transport as an activity
  • Transport modes and their economic and exploitation characteristics
  • The characteristics of the transport market and its elements
  • Socio-economic importance of transport
  • Transport costs elements and different perceptions of transport costs and transport generated costs
  • Transport policy
  • Transport market regulation
  • Transport projects appraisal
  • The economic impact of transport (infrastructure) projects

Goals and competencies

Subject-specific competencies and objectives relate to the knowledge of basic theories and practices of transport market operation as well as the knowledge on elements and instruments in transport regulation and the evaluation processes of the transport policy measures.

Basic literature

  1. Kockelman K. M., Chen T. D., Larsen K. A., Nichols B. G. (2013): The economics of transportation systems: A reference for practitioners
  2. Button K. (2010): Transport economics (3rd ed.), Cheltenham: EE publishing
  3. Zupančič S. (2002): Ekonomika transporta, Ljubljana: Ekonomska fakulteta (Univerza v Ljubljani)