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.
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.
Preliminary feasibility study for road projects incorporating balanced regional development
This article presents the preliminary feasibility study (PFS), introduced in 1999 in Korea. PFS has induced informed decision in the budget allocation, enhancing efficiency of fiscal management by checking starts of unnecessary projects at their early stages. Due to its successful implementation, the PFS has been expanded to appraisals for local government projects and non-infrastructure programs, such as R & D and social programs, leading to improved public inquiry process.
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