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The climate, economic and equity effects of fuel tax, road toll and commuter tax credit

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  • Steinsland, Christian
  • Fridstrøm, Lasse
  • Madslien, Anne
  • Minken, Harald

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State-of-the-art travel demand models for Norway have been run with the aim of revealing the equity effects of selected policy measures for greenhouse gas abatement. The Oslo Intercity Regional Model, comprising roughly 43 per cent of Norway's five million population, was used to study short distance trips in southeastern Norway, i. e. in and around the capital city of Oslo. The NTM6 model for domestic, long distance travel was used to analyze domestic trips longer than 70 km one way. Both of these are network models of travel demand, predicting car ownership, trip frequency, destination choice, mode choice and route choice under user specified input assumptions.

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  • Steinsland, Christian & Fridstrøm, Lasse & Madslien, Anne & Minken, Harald, 2018. "The climate, economic and equity effects of fuel tax, road toll and commuter tax credit," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 225-241.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:trapol:v:72:y:2018:i:c:p:225-241
    DOI: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2018.04.019
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