Day 1: Thursday, October 25
12:00 to 1:00 Registration
1:15 to 1:30 Director’s Welcome: Anna Stefanopoulou, University of Michigan Energy Institute
1:30 to 3:00 Panel: Global Transportation Energy Demand
Chair: John DeCicco, University of Michigan Energy Institute
Cynthia Lin Lawell (Cornell University), Yuan Chen (University of California). Supply, Demand, and the Effects of Government Policy in the Chinese Automobile Market: A Random Coefficients Mixed Oligopolistic Differentiated Products Model.
3:00 to 3:30 BREAK & NETWORKING
3:30 to 5:00 Panel: Economic, Environmental and Energy Assessment of Emerging Mobility Systems
Chair: Mark Schwartz, S&P Global Platts
5:00 to 6:30 Reception
Day 2: Friday, October 26
8:00 to 8:45 Breakfast and Registration
8:45 to 9:00 Welcome, Summary of Day 1: Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, University of Michigan Energy Institute
9:00 to 10:20 Paper Session: Empirical Research on New Mobility Topics
Chair: Gloria Helfand, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
David Rapson (University of California, Davis) and Erich Muehlegger (University of California, Davis). A Quasi-Experimental Estimate of the Demand Elasticity for Electric Vehicles in the Mass Market.
Jonathan B. Scott (University of California, Berkeley). Arms Race Dynamics in Vehicle Purchases.
Tom Lyon, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
10:20 to 10:40 BREAK
10:40 to 12:00 Panel: Economics of Batteries and Electrified Vehicle Demand
Chair: Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, University of Michigan Energy Institute
12:00 to 1:20 LUNCH
1:20 to 2:40 Paper Session: Travel Behavior and Demand
Chair: Kate Whitefoot, Carnegie Mellon University
Lang Sui (Aramco Services Company), Steven Przesmitzki (Aramco Services Company). American Mobility: Change in American Travel Behavior and Implication on Future Fuel Consumption.
Benjamin Leard (Resources for the Future), Joshua Linn (Resources for the Future), Clayton Munnings (Resources for the Future). Explaining the Evolution of Passenger Vehicle Miles Traveled in the United States.
Sam Stolper, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan
2:40 to 3:00 BREAK
3:00 to 4:20 Panel: Mobility at the Intersection of People and Goods
Chair: Robert Hampshire, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
4:20 to 4:30 Conference Closing Remarks: Ellen Hughes-Cromwick