Seminars

Annesha Enam, Assistant Professor at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Association between Moods and Activity Engagement Choices: An Application of Hybrid Multiple Discrete Continuous Choice (HMDC) Model. Abstract: In the recent years, multiple discrete continuous (MDC) models have emerged as a popular framework to simultaneously model the choice of multiple goods (that are…

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Seda Erdem, Senior Lecturer in Applied Economics, Research Coordinator of the Economics Division, University of Stirling Do food labels influence our choices and the way we make decisions? Abstract: This research investigates whether front-of-pack labels can be considered as educative visual nudges. It explores consumers’ preferences for different labelling formats, such as colour-codes, descriptor texts…
 Susan Chilton, Professor of Economics, Newcastle University Business School. Using a Veil of Ignorance to incorporate citizen preferences in willingness-to-pay values. Thursday 17 May 2018, 11:00 to 12:00 Institute for Transport Studies, room 1.11, University of Leeds Abstract: For consistency with Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA), willingness to pay (WTP) values from stated preference surveys should…
Ricardo Daziano, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University. A fast minorization-maximization algorithm for the mixture-of-normals logit model: value of time estimates under crowding conditions in the NYC subway. 22 February 2018, 11:00 to 12:00. University of Leeds, Liberty Building, room 1.12. Abstract: A flexible semiparametric solution to the problem of specifying preference heterogeneity distributions in…
Jacek Pawlak, Research Fellow, Imperial College London, Urban Systems Laboratory and Centre for Transport Studies From the quantity to be minimised to a valuable resource: modelling travel time use choices and their implications in the era of mobile ICT and digital activities. 26 April 2018, 11:00 to 12:00. Baines Wing SR (1.16), University of Leeds….
Marek Giergiczny, Assistant professor, Department of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw. External Tests of Scope in Choice Experiments. 22 March 2018, 11:00 to 12:00. Business School Maurice Keyworth SR (1.06), University of Leeds. Abstract: Despite the growing popularity of Choice Experiments (CE), the number of studies which tested CE reliability is very limited. This is an important…
Ricardo Daziano, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University. Using Discrete Choice Experiments to assess early Consumer Response to Vehicle Automation. 22 February 2018, 11:00 to 12:00. University of Leeds, Liberty Building, room 1.12. Abstract: Autonomous vehicles use sensing and communication technologies to navigate safely and efficiently with little or no input from the…
Dr. Erlend Dancke Sandorf, Research Fellow at the Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics, Umeå, Sweden. Assessing the impact of “professional” respondents using an Integrated Choice and Latent Variable model. 8 February 2017, 11:00 to 12:00. University of Leeds, Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) Room 1.11. Abstract: Online panels are increasingly used for stated preference research,…
Dr. Chiara Calastri Differently from many other countries, a PhD in the UK does not involve a public defence. For this reason, we decided to start a new series of seminars for CMC students, hoping that other research groups will find this interesting and hopefully adopt the idea for their students as well. Shortly after the Viva, we will organise an…
Matthew Quaife Sex, risk, and preferences: Using stated preference data to model behaviour in HIV prevention Thursday, 9th November, 11:00-12:00 University of Leeds, Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) Room 1.11 Abstract: Evidence suggests that economic factors play an important role in commercial sex work, in particular we see that condomless sex commands a price premium…
Dr. David Palma A. Providing personalised feedback to investigate the role of social influence on travel behaviour Thursday, 2nd November, 11:00-12:00 University of Leeds, Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) Room 1.11 Abstract: Providing feedback to travellers about their travel behaviour is a popular method to encourage active travel and reduce the use of car. Most…