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Topic Transportation

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Diskussionspapiere 1848 / 2020

Economic Effects of Transportation Infrastructure Quantity and Quality: A Study of German Counties

In this paper, we analyze the impact of transportation infrastructure quantity and quality on regional economic production. We exploit an extensive panel dataset on the German county level (N=401), expressing the capital value and condition of ...

2020| Dennis Gaus, Heike Link
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Decarbonizing China’s Energy System – Modeling the Transformation of the Electricity, Transportation, Heat, and Industrial Sectors

Growing prosperity among its population and an inherent increasing demand for energy complicate China’s target of combating climate change, while maintaining its economic growth. This paper, therefore, describes three potential decarbonization ...

In: Applied Energy 255 (2019), 113820, 17 S. | Thorsten Burandt, Bobby Xiong, Konstantin Löffler, Pao-Yu Oei
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How to Liberalise Rail Passenger Services? Lessons from European Experience

This paper studies the experience of Europe's three most liberalised railways - Sweden, Germany and Britain - in opening-up rail passenger services to competition by means of competitive tendering, and seeks to draw lessons for countries that are ...

In: Transport Policy 79 (2019), S. 11-20 | Chris Nash, Andrew Smith, Yves Crozet, Heike Link, Jan-Eric Nilsson
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The Impact of Including Service Quality into Efficiency Analysis: The Case of Franchising Regional Rail Passenger Serves in Germany

Based on a 12 years panel data set for franchised regional rail services, this paper studies the impact of including service quality into an analysis of efficiency differences between the German public transport authorities (PTAs) in using their ...

In: Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 119 (2019), S. 284-300 | Heike Link
Press Release

Low tax burden for passenger cars in Germany; reform of vehicle and fuel taxation needed

In a systematic European comparison of taxes and duties on passenger cars, Germany is in the lower third – Taxes on passenger cars neither raise enough revenue nor provide sufficient incentives for less polluting passenger car traffic. Germany needs to reform its passenger car and fuel taxation and make a gradual increase in the diesel tax a priority. This is the conclusion reached by Uwe .

DIW Weekly Report 32 / 2018

Diesel Fuel and Passenger Cars Receive Preferential Tax Treatment in Europe; Reform of Taxation Needed in Germany

Duties and taxes on cars are an important source of revenue for European governments and the tax systems are also designed with the goal of achieving environmental policy objectives. A systematic and quantitative comparison of passenger car taxation

2018| Uwe Kunert

Track Access Charges: Reconciling Conflicting Objectives: Case Study – Germany

Brussels: CERRE, 2018, 29 S. | Heike Link
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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. ...

In: International Journal of Sustainable Transportation 11 (2017), 10, S. 707-720 | Alexander Kunith, Roman Mendelevitch, Dietmar Goehlich
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Promoting Electric Vehicles in Germany via Subsidies: An Efficient Strategy?

In: CESifo DICE Report 14 (2016), 4, S. 65-70 | Claudia Kemfert
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Bereitstellung von Regelleistung durch Elektrofahrzeuge: Modellrechnungen für Deutschland im Jahr 2035

Sowohl beim Ausbau erneuerbarer Energien als auch im Bereich der Elektromobilität hat sich die Bundesregierung ambitionierte Ziele gesetzt. Im Kontext der Energiewende soll der Anteil fluktuierender erneuerbarer Energien an der Stromerzeugung weiter

In: Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft 40 (2016), 2, S. 73-87 | Wolf-Peter Schill, Moritz Niemeyer, Alexander Zerrahn, Jochen Diekmann
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