Date: April 25, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Bat-hen NAHMIAS-BIRAN
Supervisor: Professor Moshe BEN-AKIVA (MIT-CEE)
Transport project appraisal is usually done using Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA). However, this method is limited in its ability to deal with equity issues. Furthermore, it has a built-in distributive mechanism that is biased, and it thus structurally favors transport improvements for highly mobile groups.