CIVIL-455 / 3 credits

Teacher(s): Geroliminis Nikolaos, de Palma André Jean-Louis Julien

Language: English


Summary

The scope of the lecture is to provide the basic concepts in transport economics and introduce new ones for private and public transport and environmental issues. Demand, supply, welfare analysis and regulation will be illustrated.

Content

Keywords

transport economics, equilibrium, Rational behaviour, competition, pricing, externalities

  

 

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Transportation Systems Engineering (GC-351) or Consent of the Instructor

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Design multimodal systems
  • Analyze equilibrium models
  • Assess / Evaluate consumer behaviour
  • Demonstrate knowledge in transport economics
  • Develop discrete choice models
  • Illustrate environmental externalities
  • Investigate cost benefit analysis

Transversal skills

  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Access and evaluate appropriate sources of information.
  • Collect data.
  • Demonstrate a capacity for creativity.

Assessment methods

30% Midterm

40% Final exam

30% Laboratory/group projects

Resources

Bibliography

Lecture notes and book chapters will be distributed during the semester

Prerequisite for

"Le contenu de cette fiche de cours est susceptible d'être modifié en raison du covid-19"

 


 

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Transportation economics
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Transportation economics
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Transportation economics
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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