Aims and Activities

The purpose of the International Transportation Economics Association (ITEA) is to promote the development and application of transport economics by:

  • Stimulating scientific excellence and policy-relevant research;
  • Promoting advanced education in the field; and
  • Promoting interaction between research and transport related policymaking.

To fulfil its purpose, ITEA:

  • Organizes annually the Kuhmo Nectar Conference and Summer School of ITEA.
  • Organizes other conferences, seminars, or meetings as forums for scientific exchange and professional development.
  • Organizes Economics of Transportation: Journal of ITEA, jointly with Elsevier Publisher.
  • Undertakes special issues of other journals, books, etc.
  • Awards research and teaching prizes.
  • Issues a newsletter, email alerts, and other communications for the diffusion of information to the profession.
  • Maintains a web site.
  • Builds and maintains connections with other organizations with related goals.