Rail pricing and the supply of complementary commercial goods

  • Eric Pels
  • Erik Louw
  • Jan Jacob Trip


During the second half of the 19th century, railways were the dominant transport mode, but in the 20th century the dynamism of the railway began to lose its momentum. Presently, car and truck have become the leading modes for passenger and freight transport.


Commercial Activity Railway Station Railway Company Real Estate Price Inverse Demand Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Pels
    • 1
  • Erik Louw
    • 2
  • Jan Jacob Trip
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Spatial EconomicsFree University, Amsterdamthe Netherlands
  2. 2.OTB Research Institute for Housing, Urban and Mobility StudiesDelft University of Technologythe Netherlands

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