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Economic Regulation In The Taxicab Industry: A Case Study Of Iowa City, Iowa, Michael Anthony Saponaro Dec 2013

Economic Regulation In The Taxicab Industry: A Case Study Of Iowa City, Iowa, Michael Anthony Saponaro

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis quantitatively and qualitatively analyzes the economic regulations that govern taxicab firms in Iowa City, Iowa. Based upon a review of the relevant literature, an economic analysis of regulations and market power, and conducted interviews among taxicab owners and drivers, city staff and planners, and members of the general public, this paper will analyze the costs and implications of economic regulations and risks of regulatory capture, and identify improvements to existing ordinances and city codes. Current economic theory argues that economic regulations create both real and perceived entry barriers, and impose costs to producers and consumers. Additionally, these regulations ...


Schools, Neighborhoods, And Student Outcomes: The Intersection Of Education And Community Development In Dubuque, Iowa, Chris Bjornstad, Kayleigh Karlovits, Travis Kraus, Kwame Owusu-Daaku, Stephanie Schrader, Perry Shoemaker May 2013

Schools, Neighborhoods, And Student Outcomes: The Intersection Of Education And Community Development In Dubuque, Iowa, Chris Bjornstad, Kayleigh Karlovits, Travis Kraus, Kwame Owusu-Daaku, Stephanie Schrader, Perry Shoemaker

Urban & Regional Planning Final Projects

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Reimagining The South Port Of Dubuque, Kaley Bangston, Charlie Cowell, Sandra Mason, Joe Ornelas, Adam Plagge, Adam Thompson, Tuya Zorig May 2013

Reimagining The South Port Of Dubuque, Kaley Bangston, Charlie Cowell, Sandra Mason, Joe Ornelas, Adam Plagge, Adam Thompson, Tuya Zorig

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Schools, Neighborhoods, And Student Outcomes In Dubuque, Iowa, Chris Bjornstad, Kayleigh Karlovits, Travis Kraus, Kwame Owusu-Daaku, Stephanie Schrader, Perry Shoemaker May 2013

Schools, Neighborhoods, And Student Outcomes In Dubuque, Iowa, Chris Bjornstad, Kayleigh Karlovits, Travis Kraus, Kwame Owusu-Daaku, Stephanie Schrader, Perry Shoemaker

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Dubuque County Sustainability Indicators, Evgeny Chavanin, Lin Chen, Jamie Sanchagrin, Andrea Uhl, Barrett Voigt, Kehla West, Jordan Yanke May 2013

Dubuque County Sustainability Indicators, Evgeny Chavanin, Lin Chen, Jamie Sanchagrin, Andrea Uhl, Barrett Voigt, Kehla West, Jordan Yanke

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Housing For A Vibrant Dubuque: Neighborhood Choice & Redevelopment In Dubuque, Iowa, Andrew Bassman, Dana Bartolomei, Amal Elthair, Ellen Johnson Apr 2013

Housing For A Vibrant Dubuque: Neighborhood Choice & Redevelopment In Dubuque, Iowa, Andrew Bassman, Dana Bartolomei, Amal Elthair, Ellen Johnson

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Increasing Mobility In Dubuque: Developing Alternative Mode-Sharing Opportunities, Bobby Casiello, Marcus Coenen, Matthew Martin, Nate Mueller, Mark Pooley, Xiaoxue Zhou Jan 2013

Increasing Mobility In Dubuque: Developing Alternative Mode-Sharing Opportunities, Bobby Casiello, Marcus Coenen, Matthew Martin, Nate Mueller, Mark Pooley, Xiaoxue Zhou

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No abstract provided.