Economic Aspects of Transportation Activities

  • Teodor Perić
  • Alana Malić
  • Ante Kujundžić
Keywords: transportation activities, economic interdependence, efficiency, reliability, costs


The function of transport is to bridge the distance betweenthe producer and the consumer at the lowest possible price. Anyway in which transport costs can be reduced has to be welcomed,either through introduction of a means which correspondsclosely to the needs of transport service users (more convenient,safer, more reliable, faster transport), or a meanswhich is less expensive to provide, and its function regardingeconomic aspect can also be efficient and reliable.


Button, K. J. (1982), 'Transport economics', Heinemann,

London, pp. 40-44, and pp. 44,47

Bendekovic, J.:'Uloga prometa u strategiji razvoja ',

'Ekonomski pregled', No. 43, Zagreb, pp. 234 and 236


Locklin P. D., (1966), Economics of Transportation,

Richard D. Irwin, Illinois, pp. 28 - 32., Button K. J.

(1993), pp. 39-65., Russell W. E. (1952), Economics of

Transportation, Prentice-Hall, New York, pp. 1-50

Mansfield, E., (1991), 88-99. Microeconomics Theory/

Applications, W. W., Norton and Company, New York,

London, pp. 78- 82

Norton H. S. (1974) Modem Transportation Economics,

Columbus, Ohio, pp. 162- 175

Peirson J. R. Vickerman: 'Environmentally sensitive Taxation

of Transport and Transport Investment Policy:

Some results for the UK', Paper for presentation at 7'h

World Conference on Transport Research, Sydney,

Australia, July 1995, p. 7

Straszheim M. R., Airline demand functions on the

North Atlantic and Policy, Journal of Transport Economics,

/1978, pp. 179-195

Skreb M.: 'Prijevozni troskovi i vozarine u prijevozu

dobara i putnika', Ekonomski fakultet, Zagreb, 1984,

Master's Thesis, pp. 45 -54.

How to Cite
Perić T, Malić A, Kujundžić A. Economic Aspects of Transportation Activities. Promet [Internet]. 1 [cited 2022May24];13(1):21-7. Available from:
Older issues

Most read articles by the same author(s)

1 2 > >>