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Hoover's Transport Cost Gradients

(http://faculty.washington.edu/krumme/transport/gradients.html)


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Terminal (distance-fixed) and Line-Haul (distance-variable) Costs


Linear Transport Cost - Distance Functions for Three Competing Modes:

  • Steppwise Differentiation of Transfer Rates by Distance Zones


  • Click inside the graph for the original graphs

    Source: Hoover, Edgar M. and Frank Giarratani, An Introduction to Regional Economics -- Chapter 3 (Transfer Costs / Long-Haul Economies) [Full online text of 3rd, 1985 edition]


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    Literature:

    Hoover, Edgar <., The Location of Economic Activity. N.Y.: McGraw, 1948. Ch.2 ("The Structure of Transfer Costs")

    Hoover, Edgar M. and Frank Giarratani, An Introduction to Regional Economics -- [Full online text of 3rd, 1985 edition]; Chapter 3 (Transfer Costs / Long-Haul Economies)


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