Curriculum Vitae: PHILIP A. VITON

ADDRESS:

Department of City and Regional Planning 1299 Dennison Avenue
The Ohio State University Columbus OH 43201
190 West 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614)–292–2119

EDUCATION:

1972–1976:
Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley. Fields of Specialization: Economic Theory, Econometrics, Industrial Organization, Economics of Transportation. Ph.D. 1977.

1968–1972:
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. B.A., magna cum laude, honors in economics, 1972. Graduate standing, Department of Philosophy, 1971-1972.

HONORS AND AWARDS:

UPS Foundation Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1977–1980.

Sloan Fellow, Department of Economics, University of California, 1975–1976.

Flood Fellow, Department of Economics, University of California, 1972–1973.

Phi Beta Kappa, 1972.

Italian Prize, Brown University, 1970.

POSITIONS HELD:

Current:
Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning, The Ohio State University, since 1984. Chairman, PhD program in City and Regional Planning, since 1986. Co-director, Joint Program in Urban Transportation (with Civil Engineering) since 1987.

1989:
Visiting Associate Professor (research). Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

1977–1984
Assistant Professor of Regional Science and of Transportation, University of Pennsylvania. Member by invitation of Graduate Groups in Public and Urban Policy, City and Regional Planning, Conflict Analysis and Peace Research, Civil Engineering, and Transportation.

1978:
Visiting Assistant Professor (research), Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California, Berkeley.

1976–1977:
Lecturer on Regional Science and Transportation, University of Pennsylvania.

1975:
Postgraduate Research Economist, BART-75 Study, University of California, Berkeley. (Principal Investigator, M. M. Webber).

Assisted Wilfrid Owen, of the Brookings Institution, in a policy study, “Transportation and Other Social Needs” for California Department of Transportation.

1974–1975:
Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, teaching intermediate microeconomic theory.

1973–1975:
Research Assistant, Transportation Cost Study, University of California, Berkeley. (Principal Investigator, T. E. Keeler).

1969–1972:
Economist, Business Economics Department, (summers), W. R. Grace and Company, New York, NY.

CONSULTANCIES:

Economic Consultant to International Economic Analysis Group, Bureau of International Aviation, Civil Aeronautics Board, 1980–1982.

Economic Consultant to Butzel & Kass, New York.

Associate, The Consortium of Governmental Counsellors, a non-profit corporation for policy research.

Institute Associate, The National Regulatory Research Institute.

CONSULTANCIES PRO BONO PUBLICO:

Economic Consultant to the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia.

Economic Consultant to Community Legal Services of Philadelphia.

Economic Consultant to Neighborhood Legal Services Association, Pittsburgh.

EXPERT TESTIMONY:

Testimony of Philip A. Viton on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice in the matter of the Eastern Airlines-National Airlines merger, CAB Docket 32226, 1979.

GRANTS RECEIVED:

“Self-Sustaining Public Transportation Services” UMTA/U.S. Department of Transportation. Duration: 1 year; 1978–1979 (with E. K. Morlok). Amount requested: $70,000.

“Supply Models in Urban Transportation” U.S. Department of Transportation. Duration: 1 year, 1979–1980 (with E. K. Morlok). Amount requested: $70,000.

“Effect of Budgetary Conditions on Transit System Decision-Making” UMTA/U.S. Department of Transportation. Duration: 1 year, 1980–1981 (with E. K. Morlok). Amount requested: $71,000.

“The Feasibility and Desirability of Privately-Provided Transit Services” UMTA/U.S. Department of Transportation. Duration: 1 year, 1981–1982 (with E. K. Morlok). Amount requested: $70,000.

“Controlling the Impact of Losses in Federal Support for Urban Mass Transit in Ohio Cities” Committee on Urban Affairs, The Ohio State University. Duration: 1 year, l985–1986. Amount requested: $14,000.

“Frontier Considerations in Urban Transportation” Seed Grant Program, The Ohio State University. Duration: 1 year, 1985–1986. Amount requested: $7,000.

“Evaluating the Desirability of Transit Deregulation” UMTA/ U.S. Department of Transportation. Duration: 1 year, 1986–1987. Amount requested: $50,000.

OTHER SERVICE ACTIVITIES:

Editorial Board, Journal of Regional Science, 1986–1996.

Editorial Advisory Board, Transportation Research, since 1987.

Creator and maintainer, Knowlton School of Architecture web site 1995–1997.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Graduate courses in microeconomic theory, econometrics, statistics, transportation economics and modelling, public economics, project evaluation, transportation planning techniques, and the economics of regulation. Undergraduate courses in microeconomics, transportation economics, and urban transportation.

REFEREED PAPERS: "

“Equilibrium Short-Run Marginal-Cost Pricing of a Transport Facility,” Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 14 (2), June 1980.

“The Possibility of Profitable Bus Service,” Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 14(3), September 1980.

“On Competition and Product Differentiation in Urban Transportation,” Bell Journal of Economics, 12(2), Autumn 1981. An earlier more detailed version appears as Working Paper 322, IURD, University of California, Berkeley.

“A Translog Cost Function for Urban Bus Transit,” Journal of Industrial Economics, XXIX:3, March 1981.

“On the Economics of Rapid Transit Operations,” Transportation Research, 14A, 1980.

“Eliciting Transit Services,” Journal of Regional Science, 22(1), 1982.

“On the Affiliations of the Severan Jurists,” Studia et Documenta Historiae et Iuris, XLVI, 1980.

“Structural Policy with Increasing Returns and Product Substitutability,” Economics Letters, 5, 1980.

“Passing-On the Monopoly Overchange: The Welfare Implications,” University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 129(6), June 1981 (with C. M. Winston).

“Self-Sustaining Public Transportation Services,” Transport Policy and Decision-Making, 1(2), 1980 (with E. K. Morlok).

“Privately-Provided Urban Transportation Services: Entry Deterrence and Welfare,” Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 16(1), January 1982.

“Pareto-Optimal Urban Transportation Equilibria,” In Research in Transportation Economics I, T. E. Keeler, ed., Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, 1983.

“A Simple Hub-and-Spoke Model of Optimal International Air Transportation,” International Journal of Transport Economics, X(3), December 1983.

“ ‘Obligatory’ Cardinalatial Appointments 1851–1929,” Archivium Historiae Pontificiae, 21, 1983.

“Economic and Computational Aspects of Freight Network Equilibrium Models: A Synthesis,” Journal of Regional Science, 15(1), 1985 (with T. L. Friesz and R. Tobin).

“The Question of Efficiency in Urban Bus Transportation,” Journal of Regional Science, 26(3), 1986.

“On the Interpretation of Income Variables in Discrete-Choice Models,” Economics Letters, 17 1985.

“Quasi-Optimal Pricing and the Structure of Urban Transportation,” Transportation Research, 20A(4), 1986.

“Air Deregulation Revisited,” Transportation Research, 20A, 1986.

“Economic Contributions to Transportation Planning I: Travel Demand,” Journal of Planning Literature, 4(2), 1989.

“The Desirability of Private-Sector Urban Transportation”, International Journal of Transport Economics, XVI(2), 1988.

“Economic Contributions to Transportation Planning II: The Costs of Urban Transportation,” Journal of Planning Literature, 4(3), 1989.

“Economic Contributions to Transportation Planning III: Some Integrated Transportation Models,” Journal of Planning Literature, 4(4), 1989.

“Consolidations of Scale and Scope in Urban Transit,” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 22 1992.

“Once Again, the Costs of Urban Rapid Transit,” Transportation Research 27B, 1993.

“On Frontier Specifications for Discrete Binary Choice Analysis,” Journal of Regional Science 32(3), 1992.

“How Big Should Transit Be? Lessons from the San Francisco Bay Area,” Transportation 20, 1993.

“Private Roads” Journal of Urban Economics 27B(5), 1995.

“Technical Efficiency in Multi-Mode Bus Transit: A Production Frontier Analysis,” Transportation Research 31B(1), 1996.

“Changes in Multi-Mode Bus Transit Efficiency 1988–1992,” Transportation 25:1, 1990.

“Technical Efficiency in Multi-Mode Bus Systems: Further Results”, Transportation Research (to appear).

“Will Mixed-Logit Change Urban Transportation Policies?” Jopurnal of Transport Economics and Policy (to appear).

OTHER PAPERS:

“Self-Sustaining Public Transportation Services: The C & NW Experience” Proceedings of the Transportation Research Forum, 1, 1980 (with E. K. Morlok).

“Recent Experience with Successful Private-Sector Provision of Transit in Large U.S. Cities,” in Urban Transit, ed. Charles Lave, Pacific Institute, 1985 (with E. K. Morlok).

“The Comparative Costs of Public and Private Providers of Mass Transit,” in Urban Transit, ed. Charles Lave, Pacific Institute, 1985 (with E. K. Morlok).

“The Feasibility of Profitable Transit Service in Radial Urban Corridors,” Transportation Research Record, 980, 1986 (with E. K. Morlok).

“Urban Microeconomics in One Lesson,” in CPC Guide to Preparing for the AICP Certification Examination. Washington DC: American Planning Association 1989.

BOOK:

Greater Columbus FreeNet User’s Guide. Greyden Press, 1994 (with Steven I. Gordon).

MONOGRAPHS:

The Full Costs of Urban Transport I: Economic Efficiency in Bus Operations, Preliminary Intermodal Cost Comparisons and Policy Implications . Monograph 19, Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD), University of California, Berkeley, 1974 (with P. M. J. Fisher).

Collaborated on The Full Costs of Urban Transport III: Auto and Freeway Costs; Final Intermodal Cost Comparisons. T. E. Keeler, K. A. Small, et al., Monograph 21, IURD, University of California, Berkeley, 1975.

Collaborated on The BART Experience: What Have We Learned? Monograph 26, IURD, University of California, Berkeley, 1976 (with M. M. Webber et al.).

REPORTS:

Final Report to the New Jersey Commission of Efficiency and Economy in Government I, School of Public and Urban Policy, University of Pennsylvania, 1977 (with E. Haefele, M. Lustig and J. Pack).

Final Report to the New Jersey Commission of Efficiency and Economy in Government II : Bus Subsidy Policy. School of Public and Urban Policy, University of Pennsylvania, 1977.

Self-Sustaining Public Transportation: Analysis and Guidelines for Implementation, Final Report to U.S. DOT, NTIS-PB-80-196157, 1979 (with E. K. Morlok et al.).

The Effect of Budgetary Constraints on Transit System Performance, Final Report to UMTA, 1982 (with E. K. Morlok et al.).

Time-of-Use Electricity Pricing in Ohio: Issues and Review of Experiments. Final Report to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Columbus, Ohio: The National Regulatory Research Institute, 1986 (with J. S. Henderson and R. E. Burns).

A Basis in Excellence for Computer Planning in the School of Architecture. Report to the Director, School of Architecture, The Ohio State University, 1987 (with J. Brooks Breeden and S. VanWyk).

Evaluating the Feasibility and Desirability of Transit Deregulation. Final Report to UMTA, 1988. Volume I: Technical Report; Volume II: Implementation Manual.

BOOK REVIEWS:

J. Pill, “Planning and Politics.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 451, 1980.

J. Dunn, “Miles to Go: European and American Transportation Policies.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 460, 1982.

P. Stopher et al. “New Horizons in Travel Behavior Research.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 464, 1982.

C. Manski and D. McFadden, eds., “Structural Analysis of Discrete Data with Econometric Applications.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 464, 1982.

W. Patrick Beaton, et al., “Energy Forecasting for Planners: Transportation Models.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 466, 1983.

D. M. Hausman, “Capital, Profit and Prices.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 469, 1983.

W. J. Baumol, J. C. Panzar and R. D. Willig, “Contestable Markets and the Theory of Industry Structure.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 472, 1984.

A. B. Atkinson, “Social Justice and Public Policy.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 473, 1984.

P. Earl, “The Economic Imagination.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 475, 1984.

V. Kerry Smith, ed. “Environmental Policy under Reagan’s Executive Order” and L.W. Millbrath, ”Environmentalists: Vanguard for a New Society.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 484, 1986.

S. Morrison and C. Winston, “The Economic Effects of Airline Deregulation” Transportation Science, 22(1), 1988.

A. Daughety, ed. , “Analytical Studies in Transport Economics.” Journal of Economic Literature XXVI, 1988.

UNPUBLISHED WORKING PAPERS, ETC:

“Some Back-of-the-Envelope Calculations on the Costs of the Golden Gate Ferry System” Working Paper, Transportation Cost Study, IURD, University of California, Berkeley, 1974.

“Notes on the Costs of Mass Transit in the Bay Area” Working Paper 269, IURD, University of California, Berkeley, 1976.

“Comparative Statics Derivations using Computer Algebra: A Tutorial Using MAPLE-V”, 1993.

“Handbook of Computer Facilities” Department of City and Regional Planning, Ohio State University, 1993.

“Doctoral Program in City and Regional Planning Student Guide”, Department of City and Regional Planning, 1995 (revised, 1996).

“The Knowlton School of Architecture World-Wide-Web Site“ and “School of Architecture WWW Site: Technical Reference”, 1995.

“Calibrating the Gravity Model”, 1994 (revised, 1995).

“Notes on Mode Choice Analysis”, 1995.

“Using LIMDEP to Estimate Mode Choice Models” 1995 (revised 1996).

“Outline of Cost-Benefit Analysis” 1996.

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