Economics at your fingertips  

Simple Model of Road Infrastructure Financing The Impact of Different Funding Schemes

Luis Ignacio Rizzi

Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 2014, vol. 48, issue 1, 35-51

Abstract: This paper explores the impact of three different funding schemes on road infrastructure provision: road tolls, fuel taxes, and consumption taxes. A simple model is developed that incorporates three relevant features: fuel costs dependent on congestion, fuel efficiency, and different types of agent. The model illustrates how congestion and distributional impacts vary depending on the funding scheme. The model also shows that if fuel efficiency were fixed, fuel taxes would be a perfect substitute for road tolls, even if fuel consumption depends on congestion. © 2014 LSE and the University of Bath

Date: 2014
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link) ... 20140101)48:1L.35;1- (text/html)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link:

Access Statistics for this article

Journal of Transport Economics and Policy is currently edited by B T Bayliss, S A Morrison, A Smith and D Graham

More articles in Journal of Transport Economics and Policy from University of Bath
Series data maintained by Christopher F. Baum ().

Page updated 2017-09-29
Handle: RePEc:tpe:jtecpo:v:48:y:2014:i:1:p:35-51