The Easy Economics of High Speed Rail

Last week I was invited to give a presentation at Melbourne University to the Beyond Zero Emissions discussion group on the ability of Land Value Capture to finance infrastructure. They also asked for an Econ 101 type introduction.

In 2014, BZE released a report Zero Carbon Australia High Speed Rail. It is within this context the LVC presentation was undertaken.

Further LVC reading:
LVC Parliamentary submission
LVC primer
Historical examples
12 high level reports in support

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