Journal article

Cost efficiency in regional bus companies : an application of alternative stochastic frontier models

  • Farsi, Mehdi Istituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
  • Filippini, Massimo Istituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
  • Kuenzle, Michael Center for Energy Policy and Economics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland
    2005
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  • Journal of Transport Economics and Policy. - University of Bath. - 2006, vol. 40, no. 1, p. 95-118
English This paper evaluates cost and scale efficiencies of Switzerland’s regulated rural bus companies operating in regional networks. The adopted methodology can be used in benchmarking analyses applied to incentive regulation systems. Moreover, the estimations can be used to evaluate the bidding offers for the tendering processes predicted by the ongoing reform policies. Since these companies... Show more…
Language
  • English
Classification
Economics
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  • RERO DOC 6550
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