Competition in Passenger Railway Service Sector in Romania and the European Union

Romanian Competition Journal no. 1-2, 2016, ISSN 2343 - 9785

11 Pages Posted: 11 Jan 2017

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Mihail Busu

Romanian Competition Council - Competition Inspector

Date Written: December 4, 2016

Abstract

Rail passenger transport is seen as a strategic sector for each EU member state in terms of reduced costs, passengers’ safety and comfort generated by this type of transport. Liberalization and the open access on railway market represent a priority of the European Union. In the present paper, we intend to realize a radiography of the mentioned sector from a competition perspective as well as a comparative analysis between the EU average and Romania on the basis of performance indicators specific to the passenger rail services sector.

Keywords: liberalization, rail transport, concentration degree, directive, legislation, indicators, barriers to market entry

JEL Classification: K42, K23, L51

Suggested Citation

Busu, Mihail, Competition in Passenger Railway Service Sector in Romania and the European Union (December 4, 2016). Romanian Competition Journal no. 1-2, 2016, ISSN 2343 - 9785, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2893611 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2893611

Mihail Busu (Contact Author)

Romanian Competition Council - Competition Inspector ( email )

Piata Presei Libere, no. 1
corp D1, Sector 1
Bucharest, 013701
Romania

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