Determinants of Profitability Performance: An Analysis of Class I Railroads in the United States

The purpose of this study was to estimate the impact of internal and external variables on the net profit margins of Class I railroads for the period 1996-2009. Parameter coefficients show that market concentration had a significant and negative impact on the net profit margins of the carriers.


Issue Date:
2011
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/98749
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/98749
Total Pages:
18
JEL Codes:
L25; L92




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