MPC Research Reports
|Title:||Industry Costs and Consolidation: Efficiency Gains and Mergers in the Railroad Industry|
|Authors:||John Bitzan and Wesley W. Wilson|
|Publication Date:||Jun 2003|
|MPC Project #:||220|
This study builds on the findings of an FRA study and others to provide a detailed analysis of previous rail mergers in terms of costs, pricing, and service, and discusses the implications of these findings for the future of regulatory oversight of mergers.