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Traffic Congestion and Accidents

URN to cite this document: urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-opus-7363

Schrage, Andrea (2006) Traffic Congestion and Accidents. Regensburger Diskussionsbeiträge zur Wirtschaftswissenschaft 419, Working Paper.

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Abstract

Obstructions caused by accidents can trigger or exacerbate traffic congestion. This paper derives the efficient traffic pattern for a rush hour with congestion and accidents and the corresponding road toll. Compared to the model without accidents, where the toll equals external costs imposed on drivers using the road at the same time, a new insight arises: An optimal toll also internalizes ...

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Item Type:Monograph (Working Paper)
Date:2006
Institutions:Business, Economics and Information Systems
Identification Number:
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urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-opus-7363URN
RePEc:bay:rdwiwi:736RePEc Handle
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H23Journal of Economics Literature Classification
D62Journal of Economics Literature Classification
R48Journal of Economics Literature Classification
R41Journal of Economics Literature Classification
Keywords:Verkehrsstau , Verkehrsunfall , Straßenbenutzungsgebühr, ,
Subjects:300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Status:Published
Refereed:No this document will not be refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:23 Sep 2008 09:24
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:32
Item ID:4535
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