It has been a commonplace event for transportation economists to put the conventional [congestion theory] diagram on the board, note the self-evident optimality of pricing solutions, and then sit down waiting for the world to adopt this obviously correct solution.Well,we have been waiting for seventy years now, and it's worth asking what are the facets of the problem we have been missing. Why is the world reluctant to do the obvious? (Charles Lave).
|Title of host publication
|Road Congestion Pricing in Europe
|Subtitle of host publication
|Implications for the United States
|Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
|Number of pages
|Published - 2008
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)