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Progress & Challenges in the Application of Economic Analysis For Transport Decision Making

OECD (the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) and ITF (the International Transport Forum) co-sponsored an international roundtable in Boston to discuss problems with traditional cost-benefit analysis and needs for better economic impact tools that can identify relevant "wider economic benefits. " A core element of the topic was the need to better differentiate between "Macro-, Meso- And Micro-level Infrastructure Planning And Assessment Tools."

For more information, click on the following links:

Weisbrod-Alstadt Paper (pdf): "Progress & Challenges in the Application of Economic Analysis For Transport Decision Making"

Weisbrod-Alstadt Slide show (pdf)

Summary of the Roundtable Findings (pdf)

Roundtable Conference Outline (pdf)

Listing of Invited Roundtable Participants (pdf)

Full listing of OECD/ITF Joint Transportation Research Centre Discussion Papers

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