Estimation of Marginal transport Costs: The Flow Aggregation Function Approach

Estimation of Marginal transport Costs: The Flow Aggregation Function Approach

An approach to estimating differential inter-zonal marginal costs for a transport system is illustrated using data of a Chilean trucking company. The results reveal important differences among marginal cost estimates over different origin-destination pairs.

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