Gabriel Roth

Member of the Advisory Committee

Gabriel Roth, civil engineer, transport economist, and early IEA author, researched the benefits from road improvement in the government’s Road Research Laboratory, and the economics of car parking at the Department of Applied Economics in Cambridge. He served on the Ministry of Transport’s ‘Panel on Road Pricing’ which reported in 1964. From 1967 to 1986 he was on the staff of the World Bank in Washington, which published his book on the private provision of public services in developing countries. Roth’s other publications include Paying for Parking (IEA, 1965); A Self-Financing Road System (IEA, 1966); two other books; and over thirty papers on transport pricing, regulation and privatisation.