T7-E4 TRANSPORT POLICY AND ECONOMICS

Course Information
TitleΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΤΩΝ ΜΕΤΑΦΟΡΩΝ / T7-E4 TRANSPORT POLICY AND ECONOMICS
CodeΘ7-Ε4
FacultyEngineering
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorApostolos Papagiannakis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20002334

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Spatial Planning and Development (2010-today)

Registered students: 45
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses744

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600128307
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course aims to provide students with basic knowledge on the transport policy-making in Greece and the European Union and contribute to the understanding of the relationships and interactions between economic growth and transport systems. Also, the course aims to equip students with the necessary skills to implement elements of the economic analysis in the transport sector and to introduce the basic techniques of financial and socio-economic evaluation of transportation projects.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
In particular, the lectures negotiate the following topics: national and European policy and institutional framework for transport, transport and economic development, evolution and characteristics of road, sea, rail and air transport in global and national environment, the market for transport, supply and demand factors in transport, cost and transport pricing, external costs and social benefits in transport, forms of financing in the transport sector, evaluation methods of investment projects in transport.
Keywords
Transprot Systems Assessment, Cost-Benefit Analysis, European Transport Policy
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching with electronic viewing slides Software packages for implementing computational exercises Internet use for literature research Email, ftp server and dropbox for communicating with students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures521.9
Reading Assigment261.0
Written assigments301.1
Total1084
Student Assessment
Description
Students are expected to attend all classes and meaningfully contribute to group discussions. The grade will be based upon a project report and a class presentation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Σαμπράκος Ε., 2001, Εισαγωγή στην οικονομική των μεταφορών, Σταμούλη A.E., Αθήνα. 2) Προφυλλίδης Β., 2008, Οικονομική των μεταφορών, Παπασωτηρίου, Θεσσαλονίκη.
Last Update
20-06-2018