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UK freight demand: elasticities and decoupling

Abstract:

The aim of this study is to estimate road freight demand in the UK for the period 1956–2003 and to assess the occurrence of decoupling between economic activity and freight demand as discussed in McKinnon (2006). As models with a deterministic trend cannot accommodate a long-run relationship between the variables in the freight demand, one needs to model a relationship between growth rates rather than between the levels of the variables. Models with a stochastic trend gave better results and ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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Paolo Agnolucci More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
Research Councils UK More from this funder
Publisher:
School of Management Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Transport Economics and Policy Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
3
Pages:
317-344
Publication date:
2009-09-05
ISSN:
0022-5258
URN:
uuid:8bbbae80-160c-4c4c-98fe-9c5ad75140c3
Local pid:
ora:8631

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