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
Date Written: December 4, 2016
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
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