Illustrations of complex economic analyses

Elena S. Prassas, Roger P. Roess

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Abstract

The sample problems of this chapter touch on many elements of complexity in comparative engineering economic analysis of transportation alternatives, including, but not limited to: Estimating user costs and benefits,Estimating system costs,Comparing alternatives using estimated costs,Dealing with different service lives of alternatives and components,Dealing with varying demand levels for different alternatives, andDealing with varying travel time values.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages113-149
Number of pages37
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

Publication series

NameSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
Volume3
ISSN (Print)2194-8119
ISSN (Electronic)2194-8127

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transportation
  • Urban Studies
  • Strategy and Management

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    Prassas, E. S., & Roess, R. P. (2013). Illustrations of complex economic analyses. In Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic (pp. 113-149). (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic; Vol. 3). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-38580-3_5