Acto: Workshop

HYBRID: 4th Meeting on Transport Economics and Infrastructure

Organised by : Institut d’Economia de Barcelona (IEB) and Grup de Recerca en Governs i Mercats (GiM, UB)

Fecha: enero 28, 2022Hora: 9h - 18h

Sala de Graus (Facultat d'Economia i Empresa) & Zoom. PLEASE REGISTER USING THE LINK BELOW TO ATTEND THIS SEMINAR IN PERSON OR ONLINE. Due to the COVID-19 regulations, in-person attendance is only allowed upon registration and up to the room's maximum capacity based on a first-come, first-served basis. Those who will register to attend online will receive a Zoom link by e-mail.


The aim of this meeting is to discuss recent research in the area of transport and infrastructure economics. The meeting will focus on issues related to pricing, investment and competition, but research papers in other areas of transport economics and infrastructure analysis, both from empirical and theoretical perspectives, are also welcome. In particular, papers that deal with the consequences of COVID19-pandemic will be welcome. Between 10 and 12 papers will be accepted for presentation and discussion at the meeting, which will take place during a single day at the Faculty of Economics of University of Barcelona (Av Diagonal 690, Barcelona).

Instituciones organizadoras

Institu d'Economia de Barcelona logotipo Universitat de Barcelona logotipo

Keynote Speaker

Jos van Ommeren (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Main topics of interest

– Infrastructure investment and finance

– Pricing issues in transport

– Air transport and airport management

– Freight economics and logistics

– The economics of parking

– Maritime transport and port economics

– Public transport: performance, efficiency and regulation

– Governance, ownership and competition issues in transport

– Energy and environmental issues in transport

– Railway economics: infrastructure access and competition

– Autonomous and connected vehicles

– Impacts of COVID19 on transport


Papers should be sent to by November 28, 2021. Only papers presented in PDF format and no longer than 30 pages will be considered. Papers will be evaluated by the scientific committee. The acceptance decision will be notified to authors by December 17, 2021.



Deadline for submission of papers: November 28, 2021

Deadline for acceptance of papers: December 17, 2021

Registration: October 1, 2021 to January 21, 2022

Scientific committee

Javier Asensio (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona  & IEB)

Angela Bergantino (Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro)

Javier Campos (Univ. de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

Xavier Fageda  (Universitat de Barcelona)

Phillipe Gagnepain (Paris School of Economics)

Eren Inci (Sabanci University)

Marco Percocco (Università Bocconi)

José Manuel Vassallo (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

Organizing committee

Daniel Albalate (Universitat de Barcelona)

Mattia Borsati (Universitat de Barcelona)

Jordi Perdiguero (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona & IEB)

Daniel Ruiz Palomo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)