An empirical analysis of urban form, transport, and global warming - École des Ponts ParisTech Access content directly
Journal Articles Energy Journal Year : 2008

An empirical analysis of urban form, transport, and global warming

Abstract

Does urban form affect travel choices and thus CO2 emissions by individuals? If this is the case, then urban form and policies that influence it deserve serious attention in the context of long-term climate policy. To address this issue, we examine the impact of urban density on commuting behavior, and the consequences for CO2 emissions. The empirical investigation is based on an instrumental variable approach (IV), so as to take account of endogeneity of residence location. We decompose travel demand into components related to modal split and commuting distance by each mode. Copyright © 2008 by the IAEE. All rights reserved.
No file

Dates and versions

hal-00716717 , version 1 (11-07-2012)

Identifiers

  • HAL Id : hal-00716717 , version 1

Cite

F. Grazi, J.C.J.M. van den Bergh, J.N. van Ommeren. An empirical analysis of urban form, transport, and global warming. Energy Journal, 2008, 29 (4), pp.97-122. ⟨hal-00716717⟩
109 View
0 Download

Share

Gmail Facebook X LinkedIn More