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
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20002334

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mīchanikṓn CΗōrotaxías kai Anáptyxīs (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 53
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses744

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600179271
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students are expected to: -understand the correlations and interactions between economic growth and transport systems; -be informed about the formulation and implementation of transport policy in Greece and the European Union; -comprehend the fundamentals of economic analysis in the transport sector; -acquire applied knowledge regarding the methods of socio-economic evaluation of transport projects; -learn to prepare a working paper based on bibliographic review.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
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 and e-learning for communicating with students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures52
Reading Assigment26
Written assigments30
Total108
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. The various components are weighted as follows: Examination 60% and Project 40%.
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
16-11-2020