Transportation Policy

Course Code :2104TEWTEL
Study domain:Maritime management
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Chris Peeters

3. Course contents *

TRANSPORT POLICY AS PART OF GENERAL ECONOMIC POLICY

  • Transport as the favoured tool
  • First best: exclusively direct measures
  • Second best: indirect measures

CHARGING FOR EXTERNAL COSTS

  • Justification of charges for external costs
  • Composition of the marginal external cost
  • Marginal congestion cost
  • Marginal infrastructure cost
  • Marginal environmental cost
  • Marginal accident costs
  • Second best solutions

 EUROPEAN TRANSPORT POLICY

  • Trans European transport network
  • Harmonisation and deregulation in European transport policy (rail, inland navigation, intermodal, etc.)