Deregulation and Rail-truck Competition. Evidence from a translog transport Demand Model for Assembled Automobiles

Deregulation and Rail-truck Competition. Evidence from a translog transport Demand Model for Assembled Automobiles

Deregulation of motor carriers could lead to cheaper and faster services, giving them a competitive advantage over rail. But this could be offset by deregulation of rail, followed by similar improvements in rail service. The model cannot be extended to other commodities other than automobiles.

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