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How generational are generational trends in in vehicle ownership and use?

Jarvis, Stephen (2022) How generational are generational trends in in vehicle ownership and use? . London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

There are longstanding debates about the differences between generations. This includes claims that Millennials have fundamentally different preferences for driving and vehicle ownership when compared to prior generations. Using data on the United Kingdom I do indeed find large observed differences in driving habits and vehicle ownership between Millennials and prior generations. However, once certain confounding factors are controlled for these differences largely disappear. These results confirm findings from related work that looked at the United States, indicating that generational trends in driving habits are likely a fairly general phenomenon.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
JEL classification: L - Industrial Organization > L9 - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities > L91 - Transportation: General
R - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics > R2 - Household Analysis > R22 - Other Demand
D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D12 - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2022 10:42
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2022 10:42
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/113646

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