9 - 10 June 2016

The main topiclong-distance passenger transport

Topics discussed:

  • Cost-benefit analysis of HSL projects
  • Ex-ante and ex-post evaluation of HSL projects
  • Estimations of current and future transport demand
  • Cost estimations of build-up and operation of HSL
  • Experience with construction, operation and financing of HSL
  • Potential HSL routes in the CEE countries
  • Geographical patterns of rail traffic flows in the CEE countries
  • Political aspects of HSL construction and operation

Venue: Hollar building, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University

Program committee: Martin Kvizda, Tomáš Nigrin, Daniel Seidenglanz, Zdeněk Tomeš


Course of the seminar (detailed program is available here). Report was published in Národohospodářský obzor - Review of Economic Perspective

Presentations are available here.

Participants:

Chris Nash – University of Leeds, Masaryk University

Yves Crozet – University of Lyon, France

Heike Link – DIW Berlin, Germany

Roger Vickerman – University of Kent, UK

George Bessenyei – European Investment Bank, Hungary

Fabio Croccolo – Ministero delle infrastrutture e dei trasporti, Italy

Jakub Taczanowski – Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagellonian University, Krakow, Poland

Tomáš Pospíšil – Czech Railways

Martin Kvizda – Masaryk University Brno, Faculty of Economics and Administration

Zdeněk Tomeš – Masaryk University Brno, Faculty of Economics and Administration

Tomáš Nigrin – Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences

Daniel Seidenglanz – Masaryk University Brno, Faculty of Sciences

Antonín Peltrám – Masaryk University Brno, Faculty of Economics and Administration

Monika Jandová – Masaryk University Brno, Faculty of Economics and Administration

Václav Rederer – Masaryk University Brno, Faculty of Economics and Administration

Tomáš Paleta – Masaryk University Brno, Faculty of Economics and Administration

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More photos are available here.