Railway transport - institutional status, economic policy and economic theory

Martin Kvizda, Tomáš Pospíšil, Daniel Seidenglanz, Zdeněk Tomeš

1. ed. Brno: Masaryk University, 2007. 230 p. Rail transport. ISBN 978-80-210-4233-9

The aim is to contribute to understanding the nature and functioning of rail transport: its historical development, institution building, spatial organization, economic policy and railway economic performance. The main motivation for writing this monograph...

Railways in Europe and European transport policy

Daniel Seidenglanz

1. ed. Brno: Masaryk University, 2006. 82 p. Rail transport. ISBN 80-210-4221-4

The main meaning of transport can be considered the fact that it allows to overcome the barrier of the space, thus making it possible to create interactions between differently disposed places of the earth's surface. As a result, transport is considered to be a factor that significantly shapes the formation...

Economic aspects of rail transport

Zdeněk Tomeš, Tomáš Pospíšil

1. ed. Brno: Masaryk University, 2006. 79 p. Rail transport. ISBN 80-210-4220-6

The aim of the study is to contribute to the understanding of the historical development, the formation of institutions and the economic results of the railways. The study uses tools and methods of economic analysis, application of lifecycle theory, financial analysis, investigation of intensity...


Economic History of the Railway Network in the Czech Republic - Myths, Mistakes and Illusions in Economic Policy and the path dependence of Railways

Martin Kvizda

1. ed. Brno: Masaryk University, 2006. 84 p. Rail transport. ISBN 80-210-4219-2

Compared to the rest of Europe, the development of the railway network in the territory of today's Czech Republic has undergone a very diversed development, and this diversity has had a crucial influence on the efficiency of the operation at the time of its creation and even today. This text aims to show that...