International Workshop on the Economics of Parking 28th November

This conference will focus on the recent developments in the economics of parking. By bringing together researchers from different countries, it seeks to become an international meeting to discuss the developments and challenges of research in this field. The workshop will bring together academics, policymakers and practitioners from the public and private sectors to discuss those issues. The conference format will be designed to facilitate informal interactions among participants.

In order to attend the workshop you have to register via the following link. Registration is free, but places are limited. Registration

Venue: Sala de Graus, Faculty of Economics and Business – University of Barcelona;
Av. Diagonal 690, 08034 Barcelona
Date: November 28th, 2016
To get there by public transport:
-Subway: Line L3, L9 (Palau Reial)
-Bus: H4, H6, 33, 54, 67, 75, 79, 97, 133
-Tramway: lines T1, T2, T3 (Palau Reial).
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Venue: Sala de Graus, Faculty of Economics and Business – University of Barcelona;
Av. Diagonal 690, 08034 Barcelona
Date: November 28th, 2016
09:30 Registration
09:50 Welcome address
10:00-11:00 Keynote speech: “The Economics of Parking: The state of the art”,

Eren Inci (Sabanci University)

11:00-11:15 COFFEE BREAK

11:15-13:15 Contributing Session I. Demand Modelling and User’s behavior.
Chair: Anna Matas (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona & IEB)
“Meta-analysis of parking price demand”, Stephan Lehner (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

“Temporal variance of user attitude towards parking price”, Jelena Simicevic and Nada Milosavljevic (University of Belgrade).

“Parking enforcement activity and public attitudes to enforcement: a case study of Edinburgh, Scotland in the context of the EU Push and Pull project”, Tom Rye and Richard Llewellyn (Edinburgh Napier University).

“Paid parking, urban form and shopping modal choice, a multilevel approach”, Jan-Jelle Witte and Giuliano Mingardo (Erasmus University Rotterdam).

13:15-14:30 WORKING LUNCH

14:30-16:00 Contributing session II: External costs, pricing and regulation.
Chair: Daniel Montolio (Universitat de Barcelona & IEB)
“The External Walking Costs of residential parking”, Duco de Vos (TU Delft) and Jos van Ommeren (VU University Amsterdam)

“On the pricing of parking and retail space in shopping mall”, Gokhan Guven, Eren Inci (Sabanci University) and Antonio Russo (ETH Zurich).

“The price to park: Assessing the determinants of Garage prices and their interaction with curbside regulation.” Daniel Albalate and Albert Gragera (Universitat de Barcelona)


16:45-18:15 Contributing session III. Impacts of parking on other markets
Chair: Albert Gragera (Universitat de Barcelona & IREA)

“The impact of parking policy on house prices” Jesper de Groote, Jos van Ommeren and Hans R.A. Koster (VU University Amsterdam).

“An Economic Framework for Analysing Parking Requirements”, Stuart Donovan (VU University Amsterdam, Timbergen Institute)

“The effect of airport parking fees on the tourist’s airport/airline choice behavior”, Christos Evangelinos (IU Bad Honnef) and Nelly Staub (Deutsche Bahn AG).

18:15 Closing remarks

“An algorithm and software for establishing heterogeneous parking prices”, Nir Fulman and Itzhak Benenson (Tel Aviv University).
“Parking Slot Assignment: A Matching Mechanism Design Approach”, Jinyong Jeong (Boston College).
“Empirical Evidence on the imperfect information in parking markets”, Daniel Albalate and Albert Gragera (Universitat de Barcelona)

Scientific Committee
Daniel Albalate (University of Barcelona Chair)
Albert Gragera (University of Barcelona)
Anna Matas (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
Daniel Montolio (University of Barcelona)