Transport Economics
Abbreviation: EKOPRO Load: 30(L) + 0(E) + 0(LE) + 15(S) + 0(FLE) + 0(PEE)
Lecturers in charge: dr. sc. Mihaela Bukljaš
Lecturers: prof. dr. sc. Mihaela Bukljaš ( Seminar )
Course description: Economy, economic, transport economics and their basic concepts and determinants. Economic growth conditioned by economic policy. Transport system contemporary determinants through the implementation of important systems theory phenomena, the interconnectedness of elements of the transport system and traffic interaction with his environment. The importance of transport policy, the structure of the transport system and the advantages of modern transport technologies, and the importance of cooperation transport sub-systems on the market of transport services. The ownership structure of companies specialized in the creation of optimal conditions for their management. Transport costs managing, basic criteria for their divisions, specific transportation costs, control operations, and performance indicators. Elements of the transportation infrastructure, operational infrastructure policy objectives and methodology for assessing the economic feasibility of the construction of transport infrastructure. Investment projects evaluation, their role, determining the costs and benefits of investment projects and methodology of selection of investment projects.
Lecture languages: en, hr
Compulsory literature:
1. Bukljaš Skočibušić, M.; Radačić, Ž.; Jurčević, M.: Ekonomika prometa, Fakultet prometnih znanosti, Zagreb, 2011.
Recommended literature:
2. Zelenika, R.: Ekonomika prometne industrije, Ekonomski fakultet u Rijeci, Rijeka, 2010.
3. Rodrigue, J.P.; Comtois, C.; Slack, B.: The Geography of Transport Systems, 3rd Edition, Routledge, 2010.
4. Button, K.: Transport Economics, 3rd Edition, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010.
L - Lectures
E - Exercises
LE - Laboratory exercises
S - Seminar
FLE - Practical foreign language exercises
PEE - Physical education excercises
* - Not graded