Publications Routes/Roads Economic studies
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of economic studies. These publications are classified chronologically.
Pilot project to quantifying social benefits of road rehabilitation for project prioritization
This article describes the Finnish Overseas Consultants (Finnoc) method for quantifying socio-economic benefits for the rehabilitation of roads.
Direct and indirect effects of Korea's expressways (1970-2010)
This article describes how the expansion of the expressway between Seoul and Busan and makes possible for significant changes in South Korean economy since its construction in 1970.
A new scheme for evaluating road projects by considering their effects after disasters - A challenge for Japan just after the great earthquake of March 2011
In March 2011 an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 hit the northeastern area of Japan. This was the world's fourth largest earthquake since 1900.
Introductory article: new developments in the evaluation of road projects
The papers in this volume give a good insight of the broad range of tasks to be addressed by the scientific community and the responsible persons in charge in the road administrations.
Social impacts of road projects and road pricing effects. Key findings
This article describes the results of an extensive report featuring road pricing schemes descriptions from over 20 countries as well as evaluations of their impacts from many of these countries.
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