IJTE | International Journal Of Transport Economics

International Journal Of Transport Economics

The Journal: Aim & Scope

The main aim of the Journal is to bring together the research work being done in the field of Transport Economics and arrange it organically in the form of a synthesis between theory and fact.
The situation facing transport economics is one in which old problems remain to be solved and new ones have been created by a wider range of information and improved methods of analysis.
In addition, foreseeable development in the internal logic of theories and the formulation of fresh hypotheses to interpret complex phenomena, both economic and non-economic, are becoming the object of further research for which the Journal is intended to be a medium of expression and comparison.
It is important in this respect to stress the fact that transport economics is prepared to take advantage of contributions from allied sciences and combine them in providing a more convincing interpretation of realities together with solutions to concrete problems. Within this framework the contributions to the Journal, though differing in standpoint and cultural background, will all be expected to maintain a rigorous standard of scientific scholarship.
Topics are approached from any discipline or perspective: economics, management, engineering, mathematics, statistics, etc.

Abstracting and Indexing

The International Journal of Transport Economics has been included in the in the Journal of Economic Literature (EconLit), and it is indexed in in Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI-ISI) The International Journal of Transport Economics is also indexed and abstracted in Scopus in the subject areas of Geography, Planning and Development and Transportation.

Impact Factor (ISI) 2015 = 0.50

Source Normalized Impact per Paper (Scopus) 2015 = 0.576

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Abstracts and Paper information are included in RePEc.


Upcoming special issues

Special Issue dedicated to: "IAME 2017 Conference" - Guest Editors: Prof. Jasmine Lam, Dr. Okan Duru, Dr. Alessio Tei




In the aim of promoting quality research among young researchers, the International Journal of Transport Economics has introduced, starting from 2015, an annual competition for young researchers in the field of Transport Economics.

After the successful past editions, this fifth edition has the goal to further promote high-quality researches among young scholars that deals with transport related issues. In order to do so, an international Jury will review the submitted papers according to the Journal peer-reviewing rules.

The winner will receive a prize of €1,000. Furthermore, the winner paper (and, possibly, other papers according to the review results) will be published in our Journal.

Young researchers (younger than 35 years old or within 2 years from the end of their Phd) are invited to submit their own original works.

Authors should submit an approximately 6,000-words paper of publishable quality synthesizing their research. IJTE Instructions to Authors can be found on the journal’s website. Papers should be emailed to Professor Enrico Musso (editor@ijte.org) by the 15th December 2018.



IJTE now on RePEc

We are pleased to announce that the International Journal of Transport Economics is now indexed and available through the RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) services.

Open Access papers

The journal promotes open access papers. Starting from 2017 the journal guarantees open access to a selection of past papers with the aim of promoting transport research culture. Herebelow a list of papers that is possible to download here.

From Issue XLIII/4, 2016

Adriano Alessandrini, Paolo Delle Site, Valerio Gatta, Edoardo Marcucci, Qing Zhang

Investigating users' attitudes towards conventional and automated buses in twelve European cities

From Issue XLIII/3, 2016

Thierry Vanelslander, Christa Sys, Valentin Carlan

Innovation among seaport operators: a QCA approach for determining success conditions

From Issue XLIII/1-2, 2016

Guilherme Bergmann Borges Vieira, Francisco José Kliemann Neto, Luiz Afonso dos Santos Senna, Jonas Mendes Constante, Peter De Langen

On coordination in Ports: A comparative Study of the Ports of Valencia  and Santos

From Issue XLII/4, 2015

Pablo Coto-Millán, Xose Luís Fernández, Pedro Casares-Hontañón, Vicente Inglada, Miguel Ángel Pesquera

Assessing two airline models:  legacy vs. low cost carriers

From Issue XLII/3, 2015

Salvador Gil-Pareja, Rafael Llorca-Vivero, Jordi Paniagua

Does highspeed passenger railway increase foreign trade? An empirical analysis

From Issue XLII/2, 2015

Alan McKinnon

Carbon emissions from container shipping: an analysis of new empirical evidence

From Issue XLII/1, 2015

Noelia Caceres, Jose M. del Castillo

The bootstrapping approach for inferring confident freight transport matrices