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1.

Collective Hallucinations and Inefficient Markets: The British Railway Mania of the 1840s

Number of pages: 322 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
Downloads 1,017
2.

The Impact of 9/11 on Road Fatalities: The Other Lives Lost to Terrorism

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Mar 2005
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
Downloads 913
3.

This Time is Different: An Example of a Giant, Wildly Speculative, and Successful Investment Mania

B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 10, Issue 1, Article 60, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
Downloads 881
4.

Freight Transportation and Logistics in Brazil: An Overview

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - Faculdade de Administracao e Ciencias Contabeis - FACC
Downloads 754
5.

The Origins of the Market for Corporate Control

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 226/2013
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 738
6.

Railway (De)Regulation: A European Efficiency Comparison

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
Goethe University Frankfurt, Toulouse School of Economics and University of Toulouse 1 - Centre Interuniversitaire de Calcul de Toulouse (CICT)

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Downloads 692
7.

Railways in Colonial India: An Economic Achievement?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
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University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and Naval Postgraduate School
Downloads 655
8.

Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on Stock Returns of Tramp Shipping Firms

International Journal of Financial Services Management, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 327-343, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of the Aegean and National and Kapodistrian University of Athens - Department of Economics
Downloads 651
9.

Charles Mackay's Own Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Railway Mania

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
Downloads 624
10.

The Collapse of the Railway Mania, the Development of Capital Markets, and Robert Lucas Nash, a Forgotten Pioneer of Accounting and Financial Analysis

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Mathematics and Digital Technology Center
Downloads 581
11.

Networks, Mergers and Economy of Scale: Three Aspects of the Same Strategy

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
University of Pisa - Department of Economics and University of Pisa - Department of Economics
Downloads 571
12.

Essential Facility Access in Us and EU: Drawing a Test for Antitrust Policy

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Jan 2006
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University of Siena - Faculty of Economics and University of Siena - Department of Economics
Downloads 554
13.

Manifest Destiny? The Union Pacific-Southern Pacific Merger

New York University, Center for Law and Business, Working Paper No. 98-012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Jul 1999
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Northeastern University - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
Downloads 552
14.

Equitable and Reasonable Use of Water in the Euphrates-Tigris River Basin

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 35, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Aug 2006
Accepted Paper Series
BurlesonInstitute.org
Downloads 536
15.

Intermodal and Intramodal Competition in Passenger Rail Transport

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
Toulouse School of Economics and University of Toulouse 1 - Centre Interuniversitaire de Calcul de Toulouse (CICT)

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Downloads 506
16.

The Functioning of Inter-Modal Competition in the Transportation Market: Evidence from the Entry of Low-Cost Airlines in Germany

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Goethe University Frankfurt and Deutsche Bahn
Downloads 503
17.

The Maritime Container Transport Structure in the Mediterranean and Italy

University of Pisa, Department of Economics Paper No. 2003-24
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Pisa - Department of Economics
Downloads 500
18.

A Study on the Indian Railway Smart Card Usage

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies
Downloads 497
19.

High-Speed Rail & Air Transport Competition: Game Engineering as Tool for Cost-Benefit Analysis

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 08-103/3
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2009
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Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Leeds University Business School (LUBS) - Division of Economics and Vrije Universiteit - Department of Spatial Economic
Downloads 483
20.

East, West, Boom & Bust: The Spread of House Prices & Rents in Ireland, 2007-2012

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
Trinity College Dublin
Downloads 454
21.

Cruising the Mediterranean Sea: Market Structures and EU Policy Initiatives

Journal of Transport and Shipping, Vol 2, 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of the Aegean - Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport and University of the Aegean - Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport
Downloads 446
22.

Does Rail Transit Save Energy or Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

Cato Policy Analysis No. 615
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Cato Institute
Downloads 440
23.

Survival of the Fittest or the Fattest? Exit and Financing in the Trucking Industry

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Feb 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Downloads 440
24.

Chinese Railway Reform and Competition: Vertical or Horizontal Restructuring?

US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Economic Analysis Group Working Paper No. 02-2
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 May 2002
Working Paper Series
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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26.

Railways: Structure, Regulation and Competition Policy

Roundtables In Competition Policy No. 15
Number of pages: 264 Posted: 08 Dec 1998
Working Paper Series
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Downloads 433
27.

How the Supreme Court's New Definition of 'Vessel' is Affecting Seaman Status, Admiralty Jurisdiction, and Other Areas of Maritime Law

Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 409
28.

A Spatial Interaction Model with Spatially Structured Origin and Destination Effects

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Aug 2006
Working Paper Series
Texas State University - McCoy College of Business Administration and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Downloads 399
29.

Privatization and Regulatory Reform in Brazil: The Case of Freight Railways

Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2001
Accepted Paper Series
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 396
30.

Vertical Restructuring of the Infrastructure Sectors of Transition Economies

US Dept. of Justice Discussion Paper No. EAG 01-7
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Oct 2001
Working Paper Series
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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31.

An Empirical Evaluation of Greek Ports Financial Performance

Paper presented at the European Economic and Finance Society 5th International Conference, Greece
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Jun 2006
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University of the Aegean and University of the Aegean - Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport
Downloads 369
32.

What's Good for GM...? Using Auto Industry Stock Returns to Forecast Business Cycles and Test the Q-Theory of Investment

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Finance and Econ. Disc. Series 96-38
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Oct 1996
Working Paper Series
Johns Hopkins and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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33.

Combating Corruption in Public Procurement - A Case Study of the Indian Railways

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 May 2013 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Downloads 363
34.

Crumbling Infrastructure, Crumbling Democracy: Infrastructure Privatization Contracts and Their Effects on State and Local Governance

Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy, Vol. 6, Winter 2011, The Pennsylvania State University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-2011
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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35.

They Meant Well: Government Project Disasters

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Hobart Paper No. 160
Number of pages: 130 Posted: 16 Oct 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Cranfield University
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36.

Impact of Light Rail Implementation on Labor Market Accessibility: A Transportation Equity Perspective

Journal of Transport and Land Use, Vol. 5, No. 3
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 352
37.

Private Port Pricing and Public Investment in Port and Hinterland Capacity

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Oct 2007
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University of Antwerp - Department of Economics, KU Leuven - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Leuven
Downloads 351
38.

Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility in Family Owned Firms: A Case Study of a Greek Shipping Company

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 May 2011
Working Paper Series
Birkbeck, University of London
Downloads 349
39.

Competition Issues in Road Transport

Org. for Economic Co-operation & Dev., Best Practice Roundtables in Competition Policy No. 34
Number of pages: 307 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Downloads 333
40.

Mediterranean Versus Northern Range Ports. Why Do Italian Containers Still Prefer Routing Via the Northern Range Ports? Advice for a New Policy

IAME 2002 - Annual Congress - Panama
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 May 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Pisa - Department of Economics and University of Pisa - Department of Economics
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41.

Arrival Processes for Vessels in a Port Simulation

ERIM Report Series Reference No. ERS-2003-067-LIS
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Nov 2003
Working Paper Series
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business, Erasmus University Rotterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business and Erasmus University Rotterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business
Downloads 332
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Middle Eastern and North African Hydropolitics: From Eddies of Indecision to Emerging International Law

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Vol. 18, 2006
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Accepted Paper Series
BurlesonInstitute.org
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Railroad Restructuring in Russia and Central and Eastern Europe: One Solution for All Problems?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Nov 2004
Working Paper Series
Boston College, Goethe University Frankfurt, Sciences Po, U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group and University of Zilina - Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications
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44.

The Development of Hub and Spokes Systems in the Mediterranean: A Problem of Sustainable Development

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
University of Pisa - Department of Economics and University of Pisa - Department of Economics
Downloads 332
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Sustainable Water Management Practices: Lessons from Ancient Sri Lanka

Institute for Research into International Competitiveness Discussion Paper No. 5/04
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Working Paper Series
DBP, Curtin University - School of Economics and Finance and Katalyst 21 Pty Ltd
Downloads 326
46.

We Live in a Motorized Civilization: Robert Moses Replies to Robert Caro

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
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Northeastern University - School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Downloads 318
47.

The Captain's Duty on a Sinking Ship

Professional Mariner, Vol. 4, p. 21, 1994
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - School of Law
Downloads 315
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The Coast Port Industry in the U.S.A. A Key Factor in the Process of Economic Growth

Discussion Papers - Department of Economics No. 46
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Pisa - Department of Economics
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Gains from Trade in Used Goods: Evidence from Automobiles

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Cyprus - Department of Economics

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Privatization and Railway Performance in Brazil

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Oct 2002
Working Paper Series
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - Faculdade de Administracao e Ciencias Contabeis - FACC
Downloads 305