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Charges on transport – to what extent are they passed on to users?

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The paper first briefly reviews the extent to which profit maximising transport firms with identical cost functions and producing identical transport services pass-on output taxes to transport users under perfect competition, under different forms of imperfect competition and when they act as monopolists. Then the analysis is extended to derive the pass-on rates and activity reductions caused by an output tax when firms care both about profit and consumer surplus, produce symmetrically differ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.tra.2014.08.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Transport Studies Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Transport Studies Unit
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice Journal website
Volume:
69
Pages:
183-195
Publication date:
2014-11-05
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ISSN:
0965-8564
URN:
uuid:a27baf7b-356c-44aa-b28e-4de56f2f7ac4
Local pid:
ora:10597

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