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Does the Law of One Price Hold for Hedonic Prices?

Hedonic prices of locational attributes in urban land markets are determined by a process of spatial arbitrage that is similar to that which underpins the law of one price. If hedonic prices deviate from their spatial equilibrium values then individuals can benefit from changing locations. I examine whether the law holds for the hedonic price of rail access using a unique historical dataset for Berlin ...

In: Urban Studies 55 (2018), 15, S. 3299-3317 | Sevrin Waights
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How Do Fuel Taxes Impact New Car Purchases? an Evaluation Using French Consumer-Level Data

This study evaluates the impact of fuel taxes on new car purchases, using exhaustive individual-level data of monthly new car registrations in France. We use information on the car holder to account for heterogeneous preferences across purchasers, and we identify demand parameters through the large oil price fluctuations of this period. We find that the short-term sensitivity of demand with respect ...

In: Energy Economics 74 (2018), S. 76-96 | Pauline Givord, Céline Grislain-Letrémy, Helene Naegele
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

How do Fuel Taxes Impact New Car Purchases? An Evaluation Using French Consumer-level Data

08.12.2017| Pauline Givord, INSEE, Paris
DIW Applied Micro Seminar

The Hidden Side of Dynamic Pricing: Evidence from the Airline Market

01.12.2017| Claudio Piga, Keele University, Staffordshire
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Electrification of a City Bus Network: An Optimization Model for Cost-Effective Placing of Charging Infrastructure and Battery Sizing of Fast-Charging Electric Bus Systems

The deployment of battery-powered electric bus systems within the public transportation sector plays an important role in increasing energy efficiency and abating emissions. Rising attention is given to bus systems using fast charging technology. This concept requires a comprehensive infrastructure to equip bus routes with charging stations. The combination of charging infrastructure and bus batteries ...

In: International Journal of Sustainable Transportation 11 (2017), 10, S. 707-720 | Alexander Kunith, Roman Mendelevitch, Dietmar Goehlich
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Car Ownership and Hedonic Adaptation

Using panel data from the UK, we study the long-term effect of purchase decisions of automobiles on individuals’ happiness. We find a significant and sizable decrease in individual happiness in the years after a car purchase. We develop a model of hedonic adaptation that can explain these results. Applying the model to the data indicates a strong degree of habit persistence of around 80%, and that ...

In: Journal of Economic Psychology 61 (2017), S. 29-38 | Johannes Emmerling, Salmai Qari
Diskussionspapiere 1675 / 2017

Towards an East German Wage Curve - NUTS Boundaries, Labour Market Regions and Unemployment Spillovers

The relevance of spatial effects in the wage curve can be rationalized by the model of monopsonistic competition in regional labour markets. However, distortions in extracting the regional unemployment effects arise in standard regional (i.e. NUTS) classifications as they fail to adequately capture spatial processes. In addition, the nonstationarity of wages and unemployment is often ignored. Both ...

2017| Reinhold Kosfeld, Christian Dreger
DIW Economic Bulletin 27 / 2017

Income Groups and Types of Employment in Germany since 1995

This report examines how income groups and forms of employment in Germany have changed in the past two decades. Since the mid-1990s, inequality in disposable household income in Germany has generally increased. This trend was in effect until 2005. While fewer people had disposable incomes in the median range, the proportion of the population at both tails of the income distribution increased. At the ...

2017| Peter Krause, Christian Franz, Marcel Fratzscher
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Crowding in Public Transport: Who Cares and Why?

Crowding on public transport (PT) is a major issue for commuters around the world. Nevertheless, economists have rarely investigated the causes of crowding discomfort. Furthermore, most evidence on the costs of PT crowding is based on trade-offs between crowding, travel time and money. First, this paper assesses discomfort with PT crowding at various density levels across heterogeneous individuals ...

In: Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 100 (2017), S. 215-227 | Luke Haywood, Martin Koning, Guillaume Monchambert
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