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Transport: Road and Rail

Journal Articles

Affuso, L., J. Masson and D. Newbery (2003) “Comparing investments in new transport infrastructure: Roads versus Railways?Fiscal Studies, 24(3), 275-315.

Santos, G., D. Newbery and L. Rojey (2001), ‘Static Vs. Demand Sensitive Models and the Estimation of Efficient Cordon Tolls: An Exercise for Eight English Towns’, Transportation Research Board Record, 1747, pp44-50

Newbery, D.M. and G Santos, (1999) ‘Road Taxes, Road User Charges and Earmarking’, Fiscal Studies, 20(2), 103-32

Newbery, D. M. (1998) ‘Spatial General Equilibrium and Cost-Benefit Analysis’, Indian Journal of Applied Economics, Vol 7(1), 1-18.

Newbery, D.M. (1995) ‘Royal Commission Report on Transport and the Environment - Economic Effects of Recommendations’, Economic Journal, 105, 1258-72

Newbery, D.M. (1994) ‘The Case for a Public Road Authority’, Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, XXVIII (3), September, 325-54

Newbery, D.M. (1992) ‘Should carbon taxes be additional to other transport fuel taxes?’ Energy Journal, vol 13 No 2, 49-60.

Newbery, D.M. (1990) ‘Pricing and Congestion: Economic Principles Relevant to Pricing Roads’, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol 6 (2), 22-38.

Newbery, D.M. (1989) ‘Road Transport Fuel Pricing Policy’, Annual Review of Energy 14:75-94.

Newbery, D.M. (1989) ‘Cost recovery from optimally designed roads’, Economica, vol 56, pp 165-85.

Newbery, D.M. (1988) ‘Charging for roads’, Research Observer, 3 (2), July, 119-38.

Newbery, D.M. (1988) ‘Road User Charges in Britain’, Economic Journal (Conference), 161-176.

Newbery, D.M. (1988) ‘Road Damage Externalities and Road User Charges’, Econometrica, 56, March, 295-316.

Newbery, D.M. (1986) ‘On the desirability of input taxation’, Economics Letters, 20, 267-70.

Dixit, A.K. and Newbery, D.M. (1985) ‘Setting the Price of Oil in a Distorted Economy’, Economic Journal (1985) Supplement, 71-82.

Newbery, D.M. (1975) ‘Congestion and Over-exploitation of Free Access Resources’, Economica, August, 243-60.

Chapters in Books (excluding reprints)

Newbery, D.M. (2005) ‘Road User and Congestion Charges’ in S. Cnossen (ed.) Theory and Practice of Excise Taxation Oxford: OUP.

Affuso, L. and D.M. Newbery (2003) ‘Case Study: The provision of Rail Services’ chapter forthcoming in Auctions and Beauty Contests: A Policy Perspective, ed. M.C.W. Janssen

Newbery (2000) ‘Road Pricing and Road Finance’, ch 4 in Integrated Transport Policy: Implications for regulation and competition, ed. J. Preston, H. Lawton Smith and D. Starkie, Aldershot: Ashgate

Published Conference Proceedings

Santos, G., D. Newbery and L. Rojey (2001), ‘Traffic Management with Congestion Charging in Different English Towns’, presented at the 9th World Conference on Transport Research, Seoul, Korea, July 22-27, 2001.

Newbery, D.M. (1998) ‘Fair and efficient pricing and the finance of roads’, (53rd Spurrier Lecture), The Proceedings of the Chartered Institute of Transport in the UK, 7(3), October, 3-19 The figures are also available.

Newbery, D.M. (1995) ‘Traffic is Pricing itself out of our towns and cities: A critical look at the Royal Commission’s Report on Transport and the Environment’, paper 16 in The Association of Municipal Engineers Annual Conference Engineering - The Public service: Changes, Challenges, Solutions, Nottingham 26-29 June. Association of Municipal Engineers of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Great George Street, London.

Newbery, D.M. (1994) ‘The Case for a Public Road Authority’, pp 28-35 in An Integrated Transport Policy: How Can It Be Achieved in a True Market Economy? Proceedings of 11th Annual Conference of Major Projects Assocation, Major Projects Association, Templeton College, Oxford

Official Working Papers not elsewhere listed

Newbery, D.M. and G. Santos, (2002) “Estimating urban road congestion charges”, CEPR Discussion paper 3176

Santos, G. and D.M. Newbery, (2001) “Urban congestion charging: theory, practice and environmental consequences”, CESIfo Working Paper 568

Affuso, L. and D.M. Newbery (2000) ‘Investment, Reprocurement and Franchise Contract Length in the British Railway Industry’, CEPR Discussion Paper 2619,

Santos, G., D. Newbery and L. Rojey (2000), ‘The Environmental Benefits from Road Pricing’, DAE Working Paper 0020, October.

Papers not elsewhere listed

Newbery, D. and G. Santos (2003), ‘Area Speed-Flow Relationships and Urban Congestion Costs’, presented at the International Symposium on the Theory and Practice of Congestion Charging, Imperial College London, August 18-20. Download PDF

Newbery, D.M. (2002) ‘Reform of road taxation and charging’, pp33-6 in The 10-Year Transport Plan - will we ever get there, Proceedings of the AA’s Second Westminster Seminar on Transport Investment, The Automobile Association, August 2002

Santos, G., L. Rojey and D. Newbery (2001), ‘Congestion Management with Tags or Smart Cards’, (presented at the Conference of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, Monterey, California, March 25-28, 2001)

Santos, G., L. Rojey and D. Newbery (2000), The Economics of Cordon Charges in English Towns, Contract No. PPAD 9/99/28 for Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, Department of Applied Economics, Cambridge University, July.

Newbery, D.M. (2001) ‘Privatisation of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the public interest’, cpb Report 2001/1, Quarterly Review of CPB Netherlands, Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, The Hague, Netherlands

Newbery, D.M. (2000) ‘Those transport billions don’t quite match the razzmatazz’, Parliamentary Brief, 7(1), Dec, p23-4 (article on the Transport 2010: The 10 Year Plan) (paper available)

Newbery, D.M. and G. Santos (1999) ‘The cost highway’, Planning 13 Aug, p18

Newbery, D.M. (1998) ‘The cost of congestion’, CBI News, Mar, p12

Newbery, D.M. (1998) Fair payment from road-users: A review of the evidence on social and environmental costs, Report published by Automobile Association, February. Reprinted for use by the Open University, March 2000.

Newbery, D.M. (1998) ‘Efficiency Benefits of Transport Cost Reductions’.

Newbery, D.M. (1995) Reforming Road Taxation, Report published by Automobile Association, October.

Newbery, D.M. (1994) ‘The Case for a Public Road Authority’, Minutes of Evidence, Transport Committee Fifth Report Charging for the Use of Motorways, Vol II, 74-87 HC 376-(II)

Newbery, D.M. (1981) The Taxation of Oil Consumption, July (pp. 80), Report prepared for Policy Review Unit, British Petroleum.

Professor David Newbery












Emeritus Professor and
Director of The Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG)

Research Group:
Empirical Microeconomics

CV: Curriculum Vitae


Contact Details
Email: dmgn@cam.ac.uk
Room: 71
College: Churchill College


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