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MORE@DIAG SEMINAR: Urban Freight Transport Policies: Joint Account of Non-linear Attribute Effects and Discrete Mixture Heterogeneity

Edoardo Marcucci
Data dell'evento: 
Friday, 28 February, 2014 - 15:00
Aula Magna DIAG
Marco Marini
This paper jointly investigates non-linear attribute effects and discrete mixture heterogeneity. The research context relates to urban freight transport policy evaluation. The paper adopts an agent-specific perspective. The often unforeseen and undesired results deriving from urban freight transport policy implementation have induced many researchers to call for an in-depth analysis of specific agents’ preferences. However, the structural lack of appropriate data has hindered investigations at such a detailed level. This paper contributes to bridging this data and knowledge gap by: constructing an original dataset; testing for non-linear effects in attribute level variations; investigating the presence of inter and intra-agent heterogeneity;jointly exploring non-linear attribute effects and intra-agent heterogeneity.
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