2018 Archives

Summary

Day 1:

Panel: Global Transportation Energy Demand

Introductory Presentation (slides)
Panel chair: John DeCicco, University of Michigan Energy Institute
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Supply, Demand, and the Effects of Government Policy in the Chinese Automobile Market: A Random Coefficients Mixed Oligopolistic Differentiated Products Model
Cynthia Lin Lawell, Cornell University
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Global Transportation Energy Demand (slides not available)
Marianne Kah, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University
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Directions in LD Energy – The Shift
Timothy Johnson, Corning Incorporated
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Panel: Economic, Environmental and Energy Assessment of Emerging Mobility Systems

Road Transport Use of Oil Heading Toward a Plateau as Electrification Progresses
Panel chair: Mark Schwartz, S&P Global Platts
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Estimating the Economic and Energetic Tradeoffs of Mobility Services vs. Conventional Car Ownership
F. Todd Davidson, Energy Institute, University of Texas at Austin
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Measuring the Impact of an Unanticipated Disruption of Uber/Lyft Services in Austin, TX
Tayo Fabusuyi, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
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Economic, Environmental, and Energy Assessment of Emerging Mobility Systems
Jacob Ward, Carnegie Mellon University
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Reception discussion: Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, Carrie Morton and Steve Vozar, Perspectives on Connected and Automated Vehicles
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Day 2:

Paper Session 1:

Empirical Research on New Mobility Topics
Session Chair: Gloria Helfand, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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A Quasi-Experimental Estimate of the Demand Elasticity for Electric Vehicles in the Mass Market
David Rapson & Erich Muehlegger, UC Davis Economics
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Pounds that Save:The Effect of Consumer Preferences for Safety on Demand for Large Vehicles
Jonathan B. Scott, UC-Berkeley
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New Mobility Topics
Thomas P. Lyon, University of Michigan
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Panel: Economics of Batteries and Electrified Vehicle Demand

Economic Perspectives on Electrified Vehicle Demand Scenario and Policy Backdrop
Panel Chair: Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, Ph.D., CBE, Senior Economist and Associate Director
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Battery Metals Market Overviews: Nickel and Lithium (slides not available)
Alex Laugharne, CRU Principal Consultant, New York
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From Mine to Market: Energy Metals & Electric Vehicle Industrialization
Evan Leon, Research Assistant, University of Michigan Energy Institute
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Approach to Understanding Resource Impact: What materials are we using and where do they come from? (slides not available)
Elsa Olivetti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Paper Session: Travel Behavior and Demand

Travel Behavior and Demand
Session Chair: Kate S. Whitefoot, Carnegie-Mellon University
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US Mobility: Changes in American Travel Behavior and the Implications on Fuel Consumption
Lang Sui, Aramco Services Company
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Explaining the Evolution of Vehicle Miles Traveled in the United States
Benjamin Leard, Resources for the Future
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Travel Behavior and Demands (slides not available)
Sam Stolper, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan
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Panel: Mobility at the Intersection of People and Goods

Introductory Presentation (slides not available)
Panel Chair: Robert Hampshire, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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Building Sustainable Supply Chains
Cheryl Bynum, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Spatial Patterns of Trade: Past and Present
Ali Hortacsu, University of Chicago and NBER (slides not available)
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TCO: At the Intersection of Commercial and Autonomous
Kenny Vieth, ACT Research
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The Future of Mobility: Lyft + Electric Vehicles + Autonomous  = Mobility Revolution
Jon Walker, Lyft
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Closing remarks by Ellen Hughes-Cromwick

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