COMPETE: Analysis of the contribution of transport policies to the competitiveness of the EU economy and comparison with the United States (2006 - 2006)

Reference: Dr. Niklas Sieber
Customer: European Union, DG TREN
Competences: Strategy
Division: Training and Research
Contact: Dr. Niklas Sieber


This project researches the competitiveness of the European Modes of Freight transport and compares them with the USA. It examine the impacts of transport policy programmes on the transport sector as well as on the overall economy. The study evaluates the impacts of transport costs; in particular congestion costs; 
on the productive systems in the EU and the US. It analyses the influence of structural economic changes on the transport systems and the requirements for transport policy imposed by these changes. It estimates the contribution of transport networks on economic development. 


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