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Gabriel Roth
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Gabriel Roth, Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, has pioneered scholarly work on market-based roads, parking, and transit. Following a Rees Jeffreys Fellowship at the UK Road Research Laboratory, and studies at the Department of Applied Economics (University of Cambridge), on the economics of car parking, he worked for 20 years in five continents as a transportation economist for the World Bank. He has also authored studies for the governments of New Zealand and Sri Lanka, U.S. Agency for International Development, Inter-American Development Bank, Adam Smith Institute, International Center for Economic Growth, and other organizations, and served for three years as President of The Services Group, a consulting firm specializing in market-oriented approaches to economic development.

An author and contributor to scholarly volumes, his books include Paying for Roads: The Economics of Traffic Congestion (Penguin Books,1967); The Private Provision of Public Services in Developing Countries (World Bank, 1987); Roads in a Market Economy (Ashgate 1996); and Street Smart: Competition, Entrepreneurship, and the Future of Roads (The Independent Institute, 2006).

His articles have appeared in Traffic Quarterly, Economic Affairs, Transportation Quarterly, Transportation Research Record, Consumers' Research, Traffic Engineering and Control, Reason, Public Works Financing, Local Transport Today, Washington Post, The Times (London), San Jose Mercury, and other publications.

Books
Street Smart 2006
Audio
Private Solutions for Reducing Road Congestion, Fuel Costs, Travel Time, and Waste September 28, 2006

Commentary
Who Should Pay for Highways? December 28, 2011
The President’s Road to Nowhere September 21, 2011
Obama’s Transportation Infrastructure Plan Wastes $50 Billion October 9, 2010
Past Time to Privatize Bridge Replace November 6, 2009
Pay More, Drive Less, Save the Planet July 6, 2009
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Presentations
Testimony on Financing Infrastructure May 17, 2011



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