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Generalisation of Research on Accounts and cost estimation

Generalisation of Research on Accounts and cost estimation

Objective

GRACE addresses Task 3.4.1.4.8 of the SUSTDEV-2002 workprogramme: Costs of transport infrastructure use. The proposal aims to support the development of sustainable transport systems by facilitating implementation of transport pricing systems that reflect the costs of infrastructure use.

Its objectives are to: undertake new case study research to address gaps in the existing level of knowledge of marginal social costs for road, rail, air and water borne transport develop and refine the methods of using transport accounts to monitor the implementation of transport pricing reform in an enlarged Europe Undertake innovative research on the issue of the appropriate degree of complexity in transport charges, provide clear guidance on the marginal social cost of the different modes of transport in specific circumstances and on simple and transparent methods for determining charges refine the use of models to address the broad socio-economic impacts of pricing reform.

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Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

Address

Woodhouse Lane
Leeds

United Kingdom

Administrative Contact

Chris NASH (Professor)

Participants (14)

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ADPC SPRL

Belgium

ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI

Greece

BUDAPEST UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND ECONOMICS

Hungary

CHRISTIAN-ALBRECHTS-UNIVERSITAET ZU KIEL

Germany

DEUTSCHES INSTITUT FUER WIRTSCHAFTSFORSCHUNG E.V.

Germany

ECOPLAN - MÜLLER, NEUNSCHWANDER, SOMMER, SUTER, WALTER, ECONOMIC RESEARCH AND POLICY CONSULTANCY

Switzerland

ISTITUTO DI STUDI PER L'INTEGRAZIONE DEI SISTEMI

Italy

KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN

Belgium

NETHERLANDS ORGANISATION FOR APPLIED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Netherlands

STATENS VAG- OCH TRANSPORTFORSKNINGINSTITUT

Sweden

UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA

Spain

UNIVERSITAET STUTTGART

UNIVERSITEIT ANTWERPEN

Belgium

UNIWERSYTET GDANSKI

Poland

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 6222

  • Start date

    1 July 2005

  • End date

    31 December 2007

Funded under:

FP6-SUSTDEV

  • Overall budget:

    € 3 192 916

  • EU contribution

    € 2 440 147

Coordinated by:

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

United Kingdom