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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Transport Economics I (PhD)
2. Subject name in Hungarian Közlekedésgazdaságtan I (PhD)
3. Code BMEKOKGD006 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 4
6. Weekly contact hours 4 (0) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
PhD Programme
8. Role
Basic course
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 120
Contact hours 28 Preparation for seminars 28 Homework 12
Reading written materials 16 Midterm preparation 20 Exam preparation 16
10. Department Department of Transport Technology and Economics
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Török Ádám
12. Lecturers Dr. Táczos Lászlóné, Dr. Török Ádám
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
Mapping the relationship between economic policy and transport policy. Main features of Hungary's transport, main directions of change and their relation to the EU transport policy. Mathematical background of transport economics. Mathematical methods for determining external costs and possibilities for their internalization. Transport and Space Economy. Transport demand planning. Cost of transportation. Optimal community decisions. Competition and regulation.
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge   B. Skills
  • The student will be able to identify the relationship between economic policy and transport policy. 
  • The student gets acquainted with the main features of transport, the main directions of change and the main questions of their mathematical modeling. 
  • The student acquires and becomes able to interpret and develop the mathematical background of transport economics
C. Attitudes   D. Autonomy and Responsibility  
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
It is required to fulfill in time the individual student work.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
The attendance requirements cannot be delayed completed. The individual case study report can be delayed submitted in the delayed completion period.
20. Learning materials
André de Palma , Robin Lindsey , Emile Quinet , Roger Vickerman (2011) A Handbook Of Transport Economics, Edward Elgar, 928 pp, ISBN 978 1 84720 203 1
Effective date 27 November 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for 2023/2024 semester I