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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TLM 430 Transportation Economics

5 credits
This course deals with the economic characteristics of the provision of transportation services, both passenger and freight. Students will also examine transportation policy concerns with an emphasis on externalities and relevant regulations.

Prerequisites: TLM 301 ECON 310 , and admission to the BASTLM program.

Quarters Offered: Winter

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply the concepts and tools of microeconomics to conduct independent research on transportation economics
  • Analyze the efficiency of transportation markets
  • Examine how policy makers address transportation-related issues
  • Analyze how economic principles work in a particular sector of the economy