Carpooling and Driver Responses to Fuel Price Changes: Evidence from Traffic Flows in Los Angeles

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Antonio M. Bento; Jonathan E. Hughes; Daniel T. Kaffine;
(2012)
  • Subject: gasoline prices, traffic congestion, carpooling

Understanding how drivers respond to fuel price changes has important implications for highway congestion, accidents, carbon policy, local air pollution and taxation. We examine the underexplored relationship between fuel prices and carpooling. Using a simple theoretica... View more
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