Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, 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.


At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
- recognize tools available to urban planners to influence travel behavior and minimize negative
spillovers to society
- contribute productively to discussions on the effectiveness of various contemporary transportation
- use data to analyse the social costs and benefits of new (and planned) projects and policies

Credits: 5

Schedule: 10.01.2022 - 17.02.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Milos Mladenovic, Prottoy Akbar

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Issues in Transportation Economics
    - Demand for transportation
    - Pricing and supply of transportation
    - Externalities, such as road congestion and pollution
    - Policy interventions, such as congestion pricing and vehicle taxation
    - Project evaluation using data
    - Discrete choice models and cost-benefit analyses

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Will be announced in the course syllabus.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Will be announced in the course syllabus.


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Will be specified during the course.

Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    Period III (Spring)

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.

    Via Sisu