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Gradin, Sandra, 2019. Cost-benefit analysis of cycle to work scheme : implemented in Jönköping municipality, 2016. Second cycle, A2E. Uppsala: SLU, Dept. of Economics

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In a response to negative externalities such as GHG emission, health costs, infrastructural costs, noise and air pollution etc. caused by motorised transportation international organizations and governments have started promoting shifts towards active transportation such as walking and cycling. This study use a CBA-framework to evaluate a cycle to work- scheme implemented in Jönköping municipality in 2016. The scheme allowed all municipality employees to lease bicycles or e-bikes for a three year period and pay for them through a salary sacrificing arrangements, after the three year were over the participants could either buy the vehicle at market value or return it free of charge. Eleven parameters were included in the CBA, the internalisation through taxation/fees of some of the effect for some parameters were taken into consideration as well as the shorter Swedish bicycle season (31 weeks on average). The result indicate a benefit-cost ratio of 6.21:1, meaning that C2W scheme is a cost efficient method of increasing AT usage.

Main title:Cost-benefit analysis of cycle to work scheme
Subtitle:implemented in Jönköping municipality, 2016
Authors:Gradin, Sandra
Supervisor:Elofsson, Katarina
Examiner:Hart, Robert
Series:Examensarbete / SLU, Institutionen för ekonomi
Volume/Sequential designation:1194
Year of Publication:2019
Level and depth descriptor:Second cycle, A2E
Student's programme affiliation:NM005 Environmental Economics and Management - Master's Programme 120 HEC
Supervising department:(NL, NJ) > Dept. of Economics
Keywords:CBA, active transport (AT), cycle to work scheme (C2W)
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-10283
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-10283
Subjects:Economics and management
Language:English
Deposited On:20 Mar 2019 12:17
Metadata Last Modified:04 Jun 2020 12:17

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