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Fossil-free Public Transport: Prescriptive Policy Analysis for the Swedish Bus Fleets
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences.
2016 (English)In: 2016 13th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM), IEEE Computer Society, 2016Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Elicitation and processing of the relevant information is the core of any policy decision-making process. This study presents a prescriptive policy analysis for the “fossil-free fuel deployment for public transport buses at the national level in Sweden”, using a policy-oriented modelling and simulation tool, Sense4us , that supports systems analysis for policy involving:: (i) Structuring of policy problems using the labelled causal mapping method [11], (ii) Ex ante Impact assessment using scenario-based dynamic simulation modelling and (iii) Ex-ante evaluation of the considered policy options based on the simulation results and using a set of standard criteria for evaluation of EU policy interventions. The results are most of all useful for designing a policy pathway for public bus transport that is both environmentally sustainable and economically feasible. Moreover, the process allows involvement of the key stakeholders to reflect various priorities and preferences.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
IEEE Computer Society, 2016.
Series
, International Conference on the European Energy Market, ISSN 2165-4093
Keyword [en]
Policy analysis, labelled causal mapping, Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, public transport, bus, Sweden
National Category
Information Systems
Research subject
Computer and Systems Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-135419DOI: 10.1109/EEM.2016.7521266ISBN: 978-1-5090-1297-8OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-135419DiVA: diva2:1045203
Conference
13th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM), Porto, Portugal, June 6-9, 2016
Available from: 2016-11-08 Created: 2016-11-08 Last updated: 2016-12-05Bibliographically approved

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