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Cost Structure and Productivity Growth in European Railway System

A.A. Andrikopoulos and John Loizides

Athens University of Economics and Business from Athens University of Economics and Business, Department of International and European Economic Studies

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is threfold: first, to empirically investigate the cost-structure of railway systems in the ten European Countries of the European Union. second to provide measures of economies (diseconomies) of scale and fully investigate the manner by which economies of scale have effected the cost structure of the system and have been affected by the growth in input prices and technology, and third to measure economic efficiency and identify its sources.

Keywords: RAILWAYS; PRICING; ECONOMIC MODELS (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L90 L91 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1997
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