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GINES DE RUS (11276996)

Ginés de Rus is Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain). He also collaborates with the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid where he teaches Cost-Benefit Analysis.

Born in Spain, where he completed his undergraduate degree in Economics, he obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Leeds (UK) in 1989, with a scholarship of the Bank of Spain.

Main fields of interest

Transport Economics, Regulation, Cost-Benefit Analysis.

 

 Dirección:

Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
Campus de Tafira

35017 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

España

Teléfono:

+34 928 451808

Fax:

+ 34 928 458183

E-mail:

gderus@daea.ulpgc.es

 

Investigación:

http://www.fedea.net/area-de-infraestructuras/

Web:

http://www.personales.ulpgc.es/gderus.daea/

 

 

Academic Background                 Teaching                   Recent publications                    CV

Last update:  10 / 7 / 2017

 

Academic Background

 

 

 

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Ph.D. in Economics, University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

 

 

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Master in Transport Economics, University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

 

 

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Doctor en Economía, University of La Laguna, Spain.

 

Teaching

 

 

 

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Análisis Coste-Beneficio, Licenciatura en Economía. Universidad de Las Palmas.

 

 

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Microeconomía, Licenciatura en Economía, Universidad de Las Palmas de G. C.

 

 

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Cost-Benefit Analysis.  Master in Industrial Economics and Markets y Master in Economics. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

 

 

 

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Recent publications

 

 

Keys: [A] Paper; [BC] Book Chapter; [WP] Working Paper; [B] Book; [R] Book Review

(Some papers can be downloaded in PDF Format. They can be read or printed using Adobe Reader) 

 

 

 

 

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"The economic evaluation of major infrastructure projects", in Evaluating High Speed Rail. Interdisciplinary perspectives, eds. Daniel Albalate and Germà Bel.  Edward Elgar, 2016. [BC]

 

 

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"Airports’ market power versus airlines’ competition: the role of product substitutability", con P. Socorro and O. Betancor. Working paper, 2015. [WP] 

 

 

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"Airport pricing and investment" con O. Betancor, in Handbook on Research Methods in Transport Economics and Policy, eds. Chris Nash and Jeremy Toner.  Edward Elgar, 2015 [BC]

 

 

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"Colaboración Público-Privada en infraestructuras: Reforma del sistema concesional español de autopistas de peaje", with E. Engel, R. Fischer y A. Galetovic. Fedea Policy Papers - 2015/11 [WP]

 

 

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"On the treatment of foreigners and foreign-owned firms in cost benefit analysis", with Per-Olov Johansson. Working Paper FEDEA - 2015/13. [WP] 

 

 

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"La política de infraestructuras en España: Una reforma pendiente". Fedea Policy Papers - 2015/08. [WP]

 

 

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"Aviation regulation in Europe" con O. Betancor, in Handbook on Airline Economics, ed. Darryl Jenkins.  Edward Elgar. Forthcoming. [BC]

 

 

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"Access pricing, infrastructure investment and intermodal competition", with Pilar Socorro. Transportation Research Part E 70 (2014) 374–387. [A] The most recent working paper version is available for download: Working Paper 2012-06, FEDEA.

 

 

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"The economic evaluation of infrastructure investment: Some inescapable trade-offs". Working Paper 2014-16. [WP] 

 

 

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Economic evaluation of the high speed rail. Expert Group on Environmental Studies. Ministry of Finance. Sweden, 2012: http://www.ems.expertgrupp.se/Default.aspx?pageID=3. [B]

 

 

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"The BCA of HSR: Should the government invest in high speed rail infrastructure?" The Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, (2011) vol 2 (1). Available at: http://www.bepress.com/jbca/vol2/iss1/2. [A]. The most recent working paper version is available for download: Working Paper 2011-12, FEDEA.

 

 

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Economic evaluation of transport projects. Applications to airports, ports, roads and railways. CEDEX. Department of Transport, Spain. http://www.evaluaciondeproyectos.es/EnWeb/index.html, 2011.

 

 

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"Infrastructure investment and incentives with supranational funding" (with Pilar Socorro), Transition Studies Review (2010) 17(3), 551-567. The most recent working paper version is available for download here. [A]

 

 

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Introduction to cost-benefit analysis: looking for reasonable shortcuts. Edward Elgar, 2010. [B]

 

 

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"Delayed: Is privatizing America's airports the answer?" (with Clifford Winston), in Perry, I.W.H. and F. Day (2010),  Issues of the Day. 100 commentaries on climate, energy, the environment, transportation and public health policy. Resources for the Futures. Washington, D.C. [A]

 

 

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"The effectiveness of the Spanish urban transport contracts in terms of incentives" (with Pilar Socorro), Applied Economics Letters (2010) 17(9), 913-916. The most recent working paper version is available for download here. [A]

 

 

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Evaluación económica de infraestructuras de transporte. Información Comercial Española. Cuadernos Económicos, 80, 2010 (editor).

 

 

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"A comparison of rail liberalisation level across four European countries" (with Paolo Beria, Emile Quinet and Carola Schulz). 12th WCTR, July 11-15, 2010 – Lisbon.

 

 

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Economic impact of Las Palmas Port, with Beatriz Tovar and Marianela González. Civitas. Thomson Routers, 2009. [B]

 

 

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Aviation infrastructure performance. A study in comparative political economy, with Clifford Winston. eds., Brookings Institution Press, 2008. [B]

 

 

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"Interurban passenger transport: economic assessment of major infrastructure projects". 18th Symposium on Transport Economics and Policy. Joint OECD ITF Transport Research Centre. Madrid, 16-18 November 2009. Discussion Paper n° 2009-18 [WP]

 

 

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"Some stylized facts about high-speed rail: A review of HSR experiences around the world" (with J.Campos). Transport Policy, 2009 vol. 16(1) :19-28.  [A]

 

 

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Economic analysis of high speed rail in Europe, (with Chris Nash, Roger Vickerman, Philippe Gagnepain, Andreu Ulied, Ignacio Barrón and Javier Campos). BBVA Foundation, 2009. [B]

 

 

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"La inversión en infraestructuras como política anticíclica". Claves de la Economía Mundial, Instituto Español de Comercio Exterior (ICEX), 2009. [A]

 

 

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"La medición de la rentabilidad social de las infraestructuras de transporte", Investigaciones Regionales, 2009 14: 187-210. [A]

 

 

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The economic effects of high speed rail investment. Round Tables on Transport Economics. Airline Competition, Systems of Airports and Intermodal Connections. International Transport Forum, OCDE, Paris, 2-3 October 2008. Discussion Paper No 2008-16, 2008. [WP]

 

 

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Análisis coste-beneficio: Evaluación económica de políticas y proyectos de inversión. Editorial Ariel, 3ª ed., 2008. [B]

 

 

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"Economic evaluation and incentives in transport infrastructure investment" ed. Florio, M. Cost-benefit analysis and incentives in evaluation: The Structural Funds of the European Union. Edward Elgar, 2007 pp: 137-163. [BC]

 

 

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"Is investment in high speed rail so­cially profitable?", con Gustavo Nombela. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, Enero 2007. [A]

 

 

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La financiación del transporte urbano y metropolitano desde los presupuestos generales del Estado, con Pilar Socorro.  Dirección General de Presupuestos. Ministerio de Economía y Hacienda. Documento de trabajo D-2006-02. [WP]

 

 

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"Infraestructuras: más iniciativa privada y mejor sector público". Fundación Alternativas, Madrid. Documento de trabajo 104/2006. [WP]

 

 

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"Manual de evaluación económica de proyectos de transporte", with Ofelia Betancor y Javier Campos. Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). Washington, D.C., 2006. [WP]

 

 

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"In what circumstances is investment in HSR worthwhile?", with C. A. Nash. Working paper. 4th Annual Conference on "Railroad Industry Structure, Competition and Investment". Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. [WP

 

 

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"Análisis económico de la congestión en los aeropuertos europeos", with Gustavo Nombela, en De Rus, G., La política de transporte europea: el papel del análisis económico (editor) Fundacion BBVA [BC]

 

 

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"The prospects for competition", Gómez-Ibañez, J.A. and G. de Rus (editors): Competition in the Railway Industry: An International Comparative Analysis. Edward Elgar, 2006 [B].

 

 

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"Análisis económico de la línea de alta velocidad Madrid-Barcelona", with Concepción Román. Revista de Economía Aplicada, Vol. 14, Nº 42, 2006. [A]

 

 

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"Los fundamentos económicos de la política de transporte europea: un análisis crítico", with Javier Campos. Investigaciones Regionales, nº 7, otoño 2005, pp. 193-216. [A]

 

 

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"Análisis coste-beneficio: Un método con mayores beneficios que costes". Economistas, 105. Monográfico sobre eficiencia pública". Colegio de Economistas de Madrid, 2005. [A]

 

 

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"La competencia por el mercado: El sistema concesional". Informe Económico y Social de las Islas Baleares. Centre de Recerca Econòmica (CRE), 2005. [A]

 

 

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"La competencia en las infraestructuras", Fundación Rafael del Pino and Círculo de Empresarios de Madrid, 2005. [BC]

 

 

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"Internalizing airport congestion", with Gustavo Nombela and Ofelia Betancor. Utilities Policy, volume 12, Issue 4, December 2004, pp: 323-331. [A]

 

 

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"Private financing of roads and optimal pricing: Is it possible to get both", with Manuel Romero. Annals of Regional Science, vol 38 n 3 pp: 485-497. September 2004. [A]

 

 

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"Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investments in Airport Infrastructure: A Practical Approach", with José-Doramas Jorge. Journal of Air Transport Management, 10 (2004) pp: 311-326. [A]

 

 

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Flexible-term contracts for road franchising (with Gustavo Nombela). Transportation Research A. Volume 38, Issue 3, Pages 163-247 (March 2004). The most recent working paper version is available for download:  Working paper, 660 UCTC. University of Berkeley: http://www.uctc.net/papers/660.pdf. [A]

 

 

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