ITF Roundtable Reports

Ex-Post Assessment of Transport Investments and Policy Interventions
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2519-8785 (online)
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2519-8777 (print)
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10.1787/25198785
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ITF Roundtable Reports present the proceedings of ITF roundtable meetings, dedicated to specific topics notably on economic and regulatory aspects of transport policies in ITF member countries. Roundtable Reports contain the reviewed versions of the discussion papers presented by international experts at the meeting and a summary of discussions with the main findings of the meeting.

 

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  N° 160   25 Jan 2017
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Quantifying the Socio-economic Benefits of Transport
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This report sets out several of the recent advances, and suggests the most promising approaches, to the quantification and valuation of some of the wider economic benefits that flow from transport-related development. Economic appraisal can offer...
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  N° 159   08 July 2016
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Airport Demand Forecasting for Long-Term Planning
This report reviews the state of the art in forecasting airport demand. It focuses particularly on addressing demand risk, passenger behavior and uncertainty and discusses how to make more effective use of such analysis in planning decisions.
  N° 157   25 May 2015
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/7414061e.pdf
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Port Investment and Container Shipping Markets
This report examines the issues that need to be considered before the decision to proceed to costly expansions with long-life spans and a structural influence on the local and national economy. The report benefits from a case study of Chile.
  N° 156   24 Dec 2014
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Valuing Convenience in Public Transport
This report focuses on convenience in public transport and its importance to the user experience. It reviews operational definitions of convenience, evidence for the willingness of users to pay for convenience and the use of indicators to assess and...
  N° 155   24 Dec 2014
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The Economics of Investment in High-Speed Rail
This report examines the key factors that drive the costs of high-speed rail investment and reviews the economic benefits delivered by high-speed rail services on the basis of experience in countries that have developed large high-speed rail networks.
  N° 154   24 Dec 2014
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Major Transport Infrastructure Projects and Economic Development
This report discusses the state of the art in understanding the economic effects of major transport infrastructure projects. It examines the limits of socio-economic cost-benefit analysis (CBA) and reviews the development of approaches to assessing...
  N° 153   15 Apr 2014
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Expanding Airport Capacity in Large Urban Areas
This report reviews international experience in reconciling planning and environmental constraints with demand for airport capacity and the potential benefits in terms of productivity and growth from developing international airline services.
  N° 152   23 Dec 2013
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Long-run Trends in Car Use
The growth of car use in several advanced economies has slowed down, stopped, or turned negative. This report summarizes insights into the drivers of change in car use.
  N° 151   26 Sep 2013
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Better Regulation of Public-Private Partnerships for Transport Infrastructure
The report examines the nature of risks and uncertainty associated with different types of public-private partnership projects and the practical consequences of transferring risks to private partners.
  N° 150   17 May 2011
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Better Economic Regulation
Discussion at this Roundtable focused on how to achieve effective independent regulation and how to reconcile independence with the legitimate control of policy by the executive part of government.
  N° 149   06 Apr 2011
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Improving the Practice of Transport Project Appraisal
This report examines the extent to which shortcomings in cost-benefit analysis for tranport projects can be addressed, focusing on equity and distributional impacts, agglomeration benefits and external costs. It also shows how best to present...
  N° 148   16 Dec 2010
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/7410051e.pdf
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Stimulating Low-Carbon Vehicle Technologies
This report reviews the rationale and measures for government intervention to improve fuel economy and reduce CO2 emissions from new vehicles.
  N° 147   31 Aug 2010
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Implementing Congestion Charges
Recent advances in the scientific understanding of urban traffic congestion have only strengthened the already solid case for congestion charges as an element of a successful urban transport policy. This report draws lessons from attempts to...
  N° 146   26 Feb 2010
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/7410011e.pdf
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Integration and Competition between Transport and Logistics Businesses
This International Transport Forum Round Table identifies critical competition issues and appropriate regulatory responses. In particular it examines whether very large multinational transport and logistics firms escape regulatory oversight because...
  N° 145   04 Nov 2009
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Competitive Interaction between Airports, Airlines and High-Speed Rail
This round table proceedings examines whether and how airports should be regulated to contain market power. It determines which approaches are likely to work best and also assesses strategies for managing greenhouse gas emissions including the...
  N° 144   28 Apr 2009
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Terrorism and International Transport
This Round Table examines the contribution economic analysis can make to improving security in aviation and maritime shipping by quantifying the benefits of security measures and assessing their effectiveness, and examining techniques to allocate...
  N° 143   19 June 2009
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Port Competition and Hinterland Connections
This Round Table publication discusses the policy and regulatory challenges posed by the rapidly changing port environment.
  N° 142   17 Dec 2008
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The Cost and Effectiveness of Policies to Reduce Vehicle Emissions
This Round Table investigates the effectiveness and costs of various mitigation options in road transport, and discusses the distribution of abatement efforts across sectors of the economy.
  N° 141   23 Oct 2008
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    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/7408061e.pdf
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Privatisation and Regulation of Urban Transit Systems
Examines experience in integrating private management and capital with public transport policy objectives in a number of developed economies.
  N° 140   08 July 2008
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The Wider Economic Benefits of Transport
This Round Table challenges the standard cost-benefit analysis of transport infrastructure investment projects on the grounds that it ignores wider economic impacts of such projects.
  N° 139   05 May 2008
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Oil Dependence
Assesses the policy instruments available to address oil security and climate change and examines their interaction with measures to manage congestion and mitigate local air pollution.
  N° 138   27 Feb 2008
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Biofuels
The papers published in this report examine the economics of biofuels and assess the potential of conventional biofuel production in OECD countries, Brazilian ethanol exports and some second generation biofuels to supply world markets with transport...
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