Economics & Policy

Moderator: Elisabete Arsenio (LNEC)

Rapporteurs: Odile Heddebaut (IFSTTAR), Anu Tuominen (VTT) and Petra Wagner (AIT)

Composition: 43 experts from 27 Institutes

The scope of the Economics and Policy Thematic Group is : Policy analyses e.g. scenarios, foresights, Cost benefit analyses, Public Private Partnership and Pricing and externalities.

Publication of Position Papers

Participation in European Advisory Group

  • Member of ERTRAC WG on Safety

Participation in Conferences

  • Workshop on financial Instruments in cities in a period of recession, Amsterdam, October 2012
  • International Transport Forum, Leipzig, 2013
  • Two Invited Sessions at TRA 2014 on – “Passenger travel behaviour changes in cities and metropolitan areas: What are the emerging challenges to transport policy in Europe?” ; on –“Towards an Efficient Roads Safety Public Policy? Insights from Economic Theory (part 1) and Case Studies (part 2), Paris, April 2014

EU funded projects

  • CLOSER (2011), TEA COST Action (2012)