A retrospective on Beckmann, McGuire and Winsten's Studies in the Economics of Transportation

David E. Boyce*, Hani S. Mahmassani, Anna Nagurney

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Abstract

This article describes the impact and influence of the book, Studies in the Economics of Transportation, by M. Beckmann, C.B. McGuire and C.B. Winsten, published in 1956 by Yale University Press. Our focus is on the book's impacts on innovations in modeling, methodological developments and applications in transportation, regional science and other disciplines, which continue to this day.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-103
Number of pages19
JournalPapers in Regional Science
Volume84
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2005

Keywords

  • History of regional science
  • Traffic network equilibrium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Environmental Science (miscellaneous)

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