Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Chiara Calastri

PhD Research Student

Room: 2.10 / LG.12
Email: tscca@leeds.ac.uk_
Research Group: Choice Modelling

Key Research Interests

  • Choice modelling
  • Social networks and travel behaviour
  • Discrete-continuous choice behaviour

Teaching

  • 2014-present, Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Econometrics, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds
  • 2015-present, Teaching Assistant for Discrete Choice Modelling and Stated Survey Design and Transport Data Collection Analysis (2016), Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
  • 2015-present, Teaching Assistant, courses in Choice Modelling and Stated Survey Design (London), organised twice a year by the University of Leeds

Conference Presentations & Invited Talks

  • “Modelling multiple discrete-continuous choices: An application to communication patterns with social network members”, 5th symposium by the European Association for Research in Transportation, September 2016, Delft (Netherlands)
  • “Estimation of value of travel time from GPS panel data with explicit choice set and consideration set generation”, 5th symposium by the European Association for Research in Transportation, September 2016, Delft (Netherlands)
  • “Understanding mode choice from GPS panel data with consideration of environmental factors”, International Conference of Transport Economics, June 2016, Santiago (Chile)
  • “Investigating the impact of soft factors on activities and travel: A case from Concepcion, Chile”, International Conference of Transport Economics, June 2016, Santiago (Chile)
  • “Choices and consumption: modelling long and short term decisions in a changing world”,
  • Behavioural Processes: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods Subcommittee, Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting 2016, Washington DC
  • “Investigating the influence of social networks on travel decisions”, Frontiers in Transportation Workshop, July 2015, Windsor (UK)
  • “Modelling mode choice with “messy” GPS data: A case from Italy”, 14th International Conference of Travel Behaviour Research, July 2015, Windsor (UK)
  • “Understanding travel and other choices”, University of Siena (Italy), January 2015
  • “Investigating travel choices with discrete choice modelling”, Italian National Research Council, January 2015

Education

  • MSc in Economics (distinction), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies & University of Pisa (Italy), March 2013
  • BSc in Economics, University of Pisa (Italy), July 2010
  • Erasmus programme, Durham University (UK), October 2009 - June 2010
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