Seminars

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Dr Sander van Cranenburgh and Dr Marco Kouwenhoven, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. An artificial neural network based method to uncover the Value-of-Travel-Time distribution. Tuesday, 19th of March, 13:30 to 14:30. Institute for Transport Studies, room 1.11, University of Leeds Abstract: In this presentation, we propose an Artificial Neural Network (ANN) based method to…
Caspar Chorus, Professor of Choice Behavior Modeling, TU Delft. Obfuscation maximization for discrete choice analysis. Wednesday 6 March 2018, 10:00 to 11:00 Institute for Transport Studies, room 1.11, University of Leeds Abstract: Discrete choice theory is founded on the idea that the preferences of individuals echo through in the choices they make. I argue that…
Seminar and Workshop with the Extending the QALY project team Tuesday 26th February The Academic Unit of Health Economics is very pleased to welcome Prof John Brazier, Dr Tessa Peasgood and Dr Clara Mukuria from the University of Sheffield on Tuesday 26th February, 2019. They will present a seminar and workshop on the Extending the QALY (E-QALY) project, an exciting and…
Paul Koster, Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit. Choice modelling for participatory value evaluation experiments. (Dekker, Koster and Mouter)   Abstract: Participatory value evaluation (PVE) is a novel valuation approach to study the optimal allocation of public budgets developed in a series of papers by Mouter et al. (2018), Dekker et al. (2018) and Koster et al….
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…
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…