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Policies for Public Services under No Competition

  • Dong-Joo Moon
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Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Abstract

This chapter and the following chapter address pricing and investment policies for public services or facilities that possess the following two properties: first, they exhibit or have the potential to exhibit congestion; second, their users are supposed to pay direct user fees or indirect taxes to access such services or facilities. These services or facilities comprise toll roads, urban mass transit systems, airports, harbors, public museums, parking garages, and public sport and convention facilities. Toll-free highways can also be sorted into this type of public facility, since road users must pay various user charges in the form of indirect taxes such as fuel and vehicle taxes.

Keywords

Service Time Social Welfare Function Indifference Curve Indirect Utility User Equilibrium 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Environmental PlanningSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea (South)

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