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1916 Excerpt: ...of the public, on one hand, and the railroads, on
the other, converge upon the schedule of rates as a whole. The
former is an aspect of the problem of industrial opportunity and
the competitive organization of society. The second involves the
problem of the railway as a monopoly. The importance of these
problems necessitates a consideration of the theory of ratemaking.
B. 207, 208. C. 1. Why do all railway problems converge in the
question of rate-making? 2. Of what economic importance is the
complicated technique of rate-making? 3. What part has competition
in the making of particular rates? of schedules as a whole? 4. What
is the correct theory of the particular rate? of the schedule as a
whole? 5. Make a careful appraisal of the rate theory of the
Interstate Commerce Commission. D. 1. Can the problem of the proper
regulation of schedules of rates, as distinct from particular
rates, be adequately dealt with so long as authority over rates is
divided between the federal and the state governments? so long as
the groups of railroads over which as units shipments are carried
remain independent corporations? 2. Is the principle of "charging
what, the traffic will bear" adequate for particular rates? for
schedules? Is the principle of costs adequate for particular rates?
for schedules? 3. "The schedule of rates should be drawn in such a
way as to result in such goods being carried, in such quantities,
and for such distances as will yield the maximum of social
utility." Explain in detail how, on this principle, a schedule of
rates is to be established? 4. Quite recently the Interstate
Commerce Commission has been called upon to pass upon increases in
whole schedules of rates. Compare the problem involved in such a
decision with that presented...
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