Tolls, Exchange Rates, and Borderplex International Bridge Traffic
Marycruz De Leon,
Thomas Fullerton () and
Brian W. Kelley
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Budget constraints are forcing many governments to consider implementing tolls as a means for financing bridge and road expenditures. Newly available time series data make it possible to analyze the impacts of toll variations and international business cycle fluctuations on cross-border bridge traffic between El Paso and Ciudad Juarez. Parameter estimation is carried out using a linear transfer function ARIMA methodology. Price elasticities of demand are similar to those reported for other regional economies, but out-of-sample forecasting results are mixed.
Keywords: Bridge Traffic; Tolls; Applied Econometrics; Mexico Border (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Published in International Journal of Transport Economics 2.36(2009): pp. 223-259
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Journal Article: TOLLS, EXCHANGE RATES, AND BORDERPLEX INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE TRAFFIC (2009)
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