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The contribution of economic research to transport policy decisions: introductory reports and summary of the discussion Publisher: London: European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) ; [Washington, D.C.]: [Sold by OECD Publications Center],© Add tags for "The contribution of economic research to transport policy decisions: introductory reports and summary of the discussion: seventh International Symposium on Theory and Practice in Transport Economics, London, 26thth September, ".

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Papers are expected to have clear policy relevance, to analyze/evaluate transport policies using up-to-date research methods (both quantitative and qualitative). Papers are also welcomed which focus on understanding the nature and influences affecting policy change, including technical, attitudinal, institutional, structural and political.

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