Kenneth A. Small

 

 

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Research Interests

Transportation Economics
Urban Structure
Environmental Economics
Travel Demand Analysis


Selected Publications
 

Working Paper

Recent Book

The Economics of Urban Transportation (with Erik T. Verhoef), London and New York: Routledge, October 2007.

This book is the second edition of Urban Transportation Economics, 1992.

Selected chapters (pre-publication draft):

Table of Contents

Chapter 2 "Travel Demand"

Chapter 6 "Industrial Organization of Transportation Providers"

References


Recent Articles

Endogenous Scheduling Preferences and Congestion,” (with Mogens Fosgerau), International Economic Review, 58(2): 585-615 (May 2017).

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Measuring Air Carrier Passengers’ Values of Time by Trip Component,” (with Steven Landau, Geoffrey D. Gosling, and Thomas Adler), Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2569 (2016), pp. 24-31.

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The Bottleneck Model: An Assessment and Interpretation, Economics of Transportation, 4:110-117 (2015).

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The Rebound Effect for Automobile Travel: Asymmetric Response to Price Changes and Novel Features of the 2000s” (with Kent Hymel). Energy Economics, 49: 93-103 (May 2015).

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Optimizing Road Capacity and Type,” (with Chen Feng Ng), Economics of Transportation, 3(2): 145-157 (2014).  

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Hypercongestion in Downtown Metropolis,” (with Mogens Fosgerau), Journal of Urban
Economics
, 76: 122–134, July 2013.
      
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 Valuation of travel time,”  Economics of Transportation, 1: 2-14, Dec. 2012.
      
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 Marginal congestion cost on a dynamic network with queue spillbacks (with Mogens Fosgerau), Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 46(3): 431-450, Sept. 2012.
       
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Tradeoffs among Free-flow Speed, Capacity, Cost, and Environmental Footprint in Highway Design” (with Chen Feng Ng), Transportation, 39(6): 1259-1280, 2012.
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Spatial Hedonics and the Willingness to Pay for Residential Amenities (with Seiji Steimetz), Journal of Regional Science, 52(4): 635–647, Oct. 2012.
       
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Energy Policies for Passenger Motor Vehicles,” Transportation Research, Part A – Policy and Practice, 46(6): 874-889, July 2012.
    
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Induced Demand and Rebound Effects in Road Transport,” (with Kent Hymel and Kurt Van Dender), Transportation Research Part B – Methodological, 44, 2010 (pp. 1220-1241).
     
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Private Provision of Highways: Economic Issues”, Transport Reviews, 30(1), 2010, pp. 11-31.
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           Longer version: Policy Study 17, Show-Me Institute, St. Louis, Missouri, Nov. 2008.

 

A Comment on ‘Subsidization of Urban Public Transport and the Mohring Effect’” (with Ian Savage), Journal of Transport and Economic Policy, 44(3), 2010, pp. 373-380..
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"Should Urban Transit Subsidies Be Reduced?" (with Ian W.H. Parry), American Economic Review, 99(3), 2009, pp. 700-724.
    
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"Urban Transportation Policy," in Robert P. Inman, ed., Making Cities Work: Prospects and Policies for Urban America, Princeton University Press, 2009, pp. 63-93.

“Urban Transportation,” In: Concise Encyclopedia of Economics, 2nd edition, David R. Henderson, editor, Indianapolis: Liberty Fund (2008), pp. 507-510.

Long run trends in transport demand, fuel price elasticities and implications of the oil outlook for transport policy,” (with Kurt Van Dender). In: Oil Dependence: Is Transport Running Out of Affordable Fuel?, Round Table 139, Paris: Joint OECD/ITF Transport Research Centre, Organisation of Economic Co-operation & Development and International Transport Forum, 2008, pp. 165-200.

 

 "Fuel Efficiency and Motor Vehicle Travel: The Declining Rebound Effect," Energy Journal, 28 (2007), pp. 25-51 (with Kurt Van Dender).

    Correction to published paper: Click here to see corrected numbers for total price elasticities of fuel consumption, and an explanation.
       
Working paper version (contains more details): UC Irvine Economic Working Paper No. 05-06-03
       
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"Differentiated Road Pricing, Express Lanes, and Carpools: Exploiting Heterogeneous Preferences in Policy Design," Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs, 2006, pp. 53-96 (with Clifford Winston and Jia Yan).
     
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"Does Britain or The United States Have the Right Gasoline Tax?" American Economic Review, 95 (Sept. 2005), pp. 1276-1289 (with Ian W.H. Parry).
     
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here

 

"Uncovering the Distribution of Motorists' Preferences for Travel Time and Reliability: Implications for Road Pricing," Econometrica, 73 (July 2005), pp. 1367-1382 (with Clifford Winston and Jia Yan).
    
Supplementary Material has additional information.
    
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"Valuing Time and Reliability: Assessing the Evidence from Road Pricing Demonstrations," Transportation Research Part A, 39, no. 4 (May 2005), pp. 279-293. (with David Brownstone).
    
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Commentary
 
Triple Convergence toward a Higher Gasoline Tax,” Weekly Policy Commentary, Resources for the Future, Nov. 20, 2009.


Edited Special Issues of Journals

"Chinese Urban Development," Urban Studies, 39(12), 2002.

"Evaluating Policies to Reduce Transportation Air Pollution," Regional Science and Urban Economics, 31(4), 2001.


Selected Older Journal Articles and Book Chapters

“Fundamentals of Economic Demand Modeling: Lessons from Travel Demand Analysis.” In: Wei Chen, Kemper Lewis, and Linda C. Schmidt, eds., Decision-Based Design: Making Effective Decisions in Product and Systems Design, New York: ASME Press (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), 2006, ch. 9, pp. 75-88.

"Road Pricing and Public Transport," in: Georgina Santos, ed., Research in Transport Economics, Vol. 9: Road Pricing: Theory and Evidence, Elsevier (2004), pp. 133-158
     
Non-technical description: "Road Pricing and Public Transit: Unnoticed Lessons from London, " in Access, Publication of University of California Transportation Center, No. 26 (Spring 2005), pp. 10-15.

"Product Differentiation on Roads: Constrained Congestion Pricing with Heterogeneous Users," Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 38 (2004), pp. 127-156 (with Erik Verhoef).
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"Hypercongestion," Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 37 (2003), pp. 319-352 (with Xuehao Chu).
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"Urban Spatial Structure," Journal of Economic Literature, 36 (1998), pp. 1426-1464 (with Alex Anas and Richard Arnott).
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"On the Costs of Air Pollution from Motor Vehicles," Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 29 (1995), pp. 7-32 (with Camilla Kazimi).

"The Economics of Traffic Congestion," American Scientist, 82 (Sept./Oct. 1994), pp. 446-455 (with Richard Arnott).
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"`Wasteful' Commuting: A Resolution." Journal of Political Economy, 100 (1992), pp. 888-898 (with Shunfeng Song).
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"Subcenters in the Los Angeles Region." Regional Science and Urban Economics, 21 (1991), pp. 163-182 (with Genevieve Giuliano).  
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"Modeling Land Use and Transportation: An Interpretive Review for Growth Areas." Environment and Planning A, 20 (1988), pp. 1285 1309 (with Joseph Berechman). 
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"Optimal Highway Durability." American Economic Review, 78, (1988), pp. 560-569 (with Clifford Winston).
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  A Discrete Choice Model for Ordered Alternatives." Econometrica, 55 (1987), pp. 409-424.
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"The Incidence of Congestion Tolls on Urban Highways." Journal of Urban Economics, 13 (1983), pp. 90-111.
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  The Scheduling of Consumer Activities: Work Trips." American Economic Review, 72, (1982), pp. 467-479.
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“Applied Welfare Economics with Discrete Choice Models.” Econometrica, 49 (1981), pp. 105-130 (with Harvey S. Rosen).
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Selected Research Reports

Private Provision of Highways: Economic Issues, Policy Study 17, Show-Me Institute, St. Louis, Missouri,Nov. 2008.

A  Study to Evaluate the Effect of Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Vehicle Miles Traveled, Final Report to California Air Resources Board, March 2005 (with Kurt Van Dender).

Magazines, Newspapers

"Making HOT Lanes Sizzle," Washington Examiner, Opinion, July 5, 2005.

For working paper versions of many of my articles, see the repec.org list for my name, here.

For a complete list of publications, see my curriculum vitae.




 

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