Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • explain the nature of transport markets
  • evaluate the goal setting and means of transport policies
  • analyze and assess the impacts of investments and policies
  • evaluate the principles of pricing, regulation, taxation and tendering of transport services
  • identify assumptions, philosophies and uncertainties behind transport policies and transport economic theories

Credits: 5

Schedule: 26.10.2020 - 02.12.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Milos Mladenovic

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Milos Mladenovic

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: Finnish, Swedish, English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course contents include:

    • Planning and policy paradigms and processes
    • Philosophies, institutions and goals of transport policy
    • Modeling transport systems
    • Evaluation of transport systems, incl. economic appraisal
    • Demand, costs, pricing and taxation of transport
    • Markets, regulation and tendering of transport services

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    In-class activity

    Individual assignments

    Group assignment

Workload
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    - Lectures 40 h
    - Exercises 21 h
    - Individual work 60 h
    - Groupwork 12 h

DETAILS

Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Course compendium and lecture slides

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Yhd-71.2115 Liikennepolitiikka ja -talous

    SPT-E1040 Transport Policy and Economics

Prerequisites
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    N/A

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

    10 Reduced Inequality

    11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

    12 Responsible Production and Consumption

    13 Climate Action

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