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Working Paper 10-08 - The PLANET Model: Methodological Report


  • Raphael Desmet
  • Bart Hertveldt
  • Inge Mayeres
  • Peter Mistiaen
  • Salimata Sissoko


The PLANET model is a model of the Belgian Federal PLANning Bureau that models the relationship between the Economy and Transport. Its aim is to produce: (i) medium- and long-term projections of transport demand in Belg ium, both for passenger and freight transport; (ii) simulations of the effects of transport policy measures; (iii) cost-benefit analyses of transport policy measures. The methodological report describes the main features of the PLANET model.

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  • Raphael Desmet & Bart Hertveldt & Inge Mayeres & Peter Mistiaen & Salimata Sissoko, 2008. "Working Paper 10-08 - The PLANET Model: Methodological Report," Working Papers 0810, Federal Planning Bureau, Belgium.
  • Handle: RePEc:fpb:wpaper:0810

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    1. Capros, Pantelis & Mantzos, Leonidas & Parousos, Leonidas & Tasios, Nikolaos & Klaassen, Ger & Van Ierland, Tom, 2011. "Analysis of the EU policy package on climate change and renewables," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 39(3), pages 1476-1485, March.
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    Freight and passenger transport model; Transport externalities;

    JEL classification:

    • R41 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - Transportation: Demand, Supply, and Congestion; Travel Time; Safety and Accidents; Transportation Noise
    • R48 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Transportation Economics - - - Government Pricing and Policy

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