The Railways, the Market and the Government download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Hibbs

The Railways, the Market and the Government download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Hibbs year 2006
  • Book name: The Railways, the Market and the Government
  • Author: John Hibbs
  • Release date: 2006/4/23
  • Publisher: INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780255365673
  • Rating: 7.42 of 10
  • Votes: 823
  • Review by: Eli Crews
  • Review rating: 9.58 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/20
  • Total pages: 250
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The debate on rail privatisation often seems to focus on very narrow issues. Those on both sides of the argument seem to be able to employ a mass of statistics to prove their point. Proponents of privatisation suggest, with some credibility, that all was reasonably well with the privatised railways until the Hatfield disaster. Opponents point to spiralling costs since privatisation. The authors of this monograph examine privatisation in the context of the long history of continual government intervention. The government imposed upon the industry a particular structure - separation of track and wheel. It also wrapped it up in increasing amounts of regulation. After examining the history of government intervention in the railways and the privatisation process, the authors of this monograph then examine the future of railway policy. Should the industry be allowed to evolve its own structure - remerging the ownership of track and wheel if it wishes? What aspects of a railway should be regulated? Who should own the various parts of the infrastructure? This monograph is essential reading for all with an interest in railway policy and the process of privatisation.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H33M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Economics, Transport Industries, Trains & Railways, Political Economy, Railway Transport Industries, Transport Planning & Policy
  • Available formats: DOC, AZW3, OEB, PDF, WORD, TXT, EPUB, LRF. Compressed in CPIO, TZ, RAR, XZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 19.37 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x200x12.7mm
  • Weight: 286g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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