Studies in the Economics of Transportation
by M.J. Beckmann, C.B. McGuire, C.B. Winsten
Publisher: Yale University Press 1956
Number of pages: 359
Studies relating to two systems, highway traffic and railroad transportation, are offered. The book is addressed to analysts in various professions, including economists, traffic and railroad engineers, management scientists, operations researchers, etc.
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