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Button, Kenneth 1948-

Overview
Works: 286 works in 1,280 publications in 3 languages and 15,078 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Button
Handbook of transport strategy, policy and institutions by Kenneth J Button( )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Privatisation, regulation, deregulation, competition, funding, evaluation: these are all transport policy issues of great current interest worldwide, in the public arena as well as among researchers. In 46 chapters by acknowledged experts on their topics, these and other aspects of transport policy and planning are addressed in this, the sixth Handbook in Transport. It employs a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including economics, politics, law, physical planning, psychology and engineering. It will be of value to students, researchers, and practitioners approaching transport from any of these perspectives."--Jacket
Transport economics by Kenneth Button( Book )

59 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a revised edition of a textbook which applies economic analysis to transport issues. Topics covered include movement, transport and location, the demand for transport, its direct and external costs, pricing, investment criteria, planning and forecasting, development, regulation and more
Handbook of transport modelling( Book )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 2000, there has been an exponential amount of research completed in the field of transport modelling thereby creating a need for an expanded and revised edition of this book. National transport models have taken on the new modelling methods and there have been theoretical and empirical advances in performance measurement. Coverage will include current demand methods, data issues, valuation, cost and performance, and updated traffic models. Supplementary case studies will illustrate how modelling can be applied to the study of the different transport modes and the infrastructures that support them. The second edition of this handbook will continue to be an essential reference for researchers and practioners in the field. All contributions are by leading experts in their fields and there is extensive cross-referencing of subject matter. *Expanded coverage on emerging trends *Updated case studies *Addresses models for specific applications (i.e., parking, national traffic forecasting, public transport, urban freight movements, and logistics management)
Handbook of logistics and supply-chain management by Ann Brewer( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains commissioned refereed papers that cover the main elements of transport logistics. The authors were selected from around the world and asked to provide critiques of their subject areas as well as a review of the state of the art and case study examples
Handbook of transport systems and traffic control by Kenneth J Button( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses transport systems and the implementation of related public policy - a relevant topic with contemporary traffic congestion, environmental intrusion, transport safety, and budget issues. It is a resource for both experienced researchers and those new to the field
The Age of regulatory reform by Kenneth Button( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Airline deregulation : international experiences by Kenneth Button( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Original Title -- Original Copyright -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- 1 Introduction -- References -- 2 The regulation and deregulation of US airlines -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Factors influencing the response to deregulation -- 2.3 Major developments in the US airline industry -- 2.4 The effects of deregulation on fares and service -- 2.5 Problems and prospects -- Notes -- References -- 3 The regulation and deregulation of Australia's domestic airline industry -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Description and historical background -- 3.3 The Two Airline Policy -- 3.4 Performance under the Two Airline Policy -- 3.5 Pressures for regulatory reform -- 3.6 The scope of deregulation -- 3.7 The performance of the deregulated industry -- 3.8 Assessment -- References -- 4 Aviation policy in Europe -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Aviation in Europe -- 4.3 The 'small step' changes of the early-1980s -- 4.4 Pressures for further reform -- 4.5 Constraints on the drive for liberalization -- 4.6 EC liberalization -- 4.7 Global considerations -- 4.8 Some concluding comments -- References -- 5 Airline deregulation in Canada -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Regulation of air transport in Canada -- 5.3 Forces that pushed the industry toward deregulation -- 5.4 The Canadian 'evolution' toward deregulation -- 5.5 Changes in industry structure -- 5.6 Performance in the early deregulation era -- 5.7 Privatising Air Canada -- 5.8 Future developments -- 5.9 Lessons for other countries -- Notes -- References -- Index
Transport, the environment, and economic policy by Kenneth Button( Book )

19 editions published between 1900 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport is generally recognized to have a serious impact on the global environment, an issue that is attracting world wide attention in the 1990s. This important book sheds new light on the environmental costs of transport. It discusses all modes of transport and their effects on major problems such as greenhouse gases, depletion of non-renewable resources, urban sprawl, acid rain and oil spillage. Drawing on the most recent research in environmental economics, it discusses problems of regulation and the implications for economic policy. This genuinely international and comparative book will be essential reading for economists, transport planners, policy makers and environmental scientists
The economics of urban transport by Kenneth Button( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport, the environment and sustainable development by David Banister( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Road pricing, traffic congestion and the environment : issues of efficiency and social feasibility by Kenneth Button( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text examines Pigouvian taxes, one of the policies for dealing with increased traffic flow and congestion, as well as considering a variety of other policies which may be more politically and socially acceptable. Road pricing schemes are discussed as an alternative to Pigouvian taxes
Handbook of transport and the environment by David A Hensher( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one of the most challenging issues facing the transport sector, the need for this handbook devoted to the environmental impacts of transport is clear. It gives full treatment to all aspects of the subject such as: environmental concepts, both physical and economic - key environmental concerns: global warming, air quality, noise, safety, amenity, and severance; the role of fuel sources and new technology in reducing environmental externalities; the contribution of each transport sector to energy consumption and emissions - appraisal, valuation, and impacts of externalities; institutional and political settings and policies - the role of environmental legislation; and special topics such as tourism, public attitudes, and gender. Each chapter was specially commissioned from an acknowledged world expert on the topic. Each offers an overview and useful insights to those familiar with the area as well as those new to it. Systematic and thorough in its creation, current and acessible in its content, and authoritative and international in its authorship, the "Handbook of Transport and the Environment" will be the definitive reference work on this important subject
The economics of urban freight transport by Kenneth Button( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport deregulation : an international movement by Kenneth J Button( Book )

12 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book brings together an international collection of original papers looking at the impacts of the recent liberalization measures in the transport sector. It contains a number of area studies which focus on the deregulation of countries such as Switzerland and Australia as well as the broader European perspective. Additionally there are a number of modal studies which pay attention to the deregulation which has taken place regarding road, rail and air transport in selected countries. The papers are written by international authorities in their respective fields
The collected essays of Harvey Leibenstein by Harvey Leibenstein( Book )

15 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban economics : theory and policy by Kenneth Button( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport policy and the environment : six case studies by Kenneth Button( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Case studies of the environmental aspects of transportation policies in: Great Britain, United States, Germany, France, Netherlands, Greece, and Italy
Regional economic performance within the European Union by Kenneth Button( Book )

13 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the extent to which spatial economic convergence has taken place in the European Union and analyses the effectiveness of regional policy
Flying into the future : air transport policy in the European Union by Kenneth Button( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transport networks in Europe : concepts, analysis, and policies( Book )

12 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Handbook of transport strategy, policy and institutions
Alternative Names
Button, K.

Button, K. 1948-

Button, K. J.

Button, K.J. 1948-

Button, K. J. (Kenneth John)

Button, K.J. (Kenneth John), 1948-

Button, Ken

Button, Ken 1948-

Button, Kenneth.

Button, Kenneth 1948-

Button, Kenneth J.

Button, Kenneth J. 1948-

Button, Kenneth John

Button, Kenneth John 1948-

Kenneth Button British academic

バットン, K. J.

Languages
English (364)

Chinese (3)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Transport economicsHandbook of transport modellingHandbook of logistics and supply-chain managementHandbook of transport systems and traffic controlTransport, the environment and sustainable developmentRoad pricing, traffic congestion and the environment : issues of efficiency and social feasibilityHandbook of transport and the environmentTransport deregulation : an international movement