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Title:Rail Price Competition in the Upper Great Plains: A Post Stagger's Development?
Authors:Gene Griffin and Jon Mielke
Publication Date:Nov 1983
Report #:SP-56
TRID #:01835970
Keywords:competition, freight transportation, grain, pricing, railroad transportation, rates
Type:Research Report – Staff Papers



The purpose of this paper is to examine changes in the grain pricing practices of railroads in the Upper Great Plains pre- and post-Staggers. This paper will attempt to determine if any observable pricing practice changes have taken place and if product and geographic competition have been effective in preventing rate discrimination.

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