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Barisa, Liga, 2022. Determinants of electric vehicle adoption in Sweden. First cycle, G2E. Uppsala: SLU, Dept. of Economics

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This thesis investigates the determinants of electric vehicle (EV) adoption in Sweden. A linear-logarithmic regression model is estimated on annual data from 2011 to 2020. In addition to a national level analysis, the thesis carried out separate analysis for the regions of Norrland, Götaland and Svealand to find any regional differences. The results show that the average distance travelled is significant in every regression alongside fuel taxes. This finding has two policy implications: Expanding EV charging infrastructure to entice non EV drivers to adoption and increasing fuel taxes to reduce the relative operating costs of EVs.

Main title:Determinants of electric vehicle adoption in Sweden
Authors:Barisa, Liga
Supervisor:Melkamu Daniel, Aemiro
Examiner:Hart, Robert
Series:Examensarbete / SLU, Institutionen för ekonomi
Volume/Sequential designation:1456
Year of Publication:2022
Level and depth descriptor:First cycle, G2E
Student's programme affiliation:NK011 Economics and Management Programme - Sustainable Development, 180.0 hp
Supervising department:(NL, NJ) > Dept. of Economics
Keywords:EV adoption, Technology, Swedish environmental policies
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-18166
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-18166
Subjects:Energy resources management
Pollution
Economics and management
Language:English
Deposited On:24 Aug 2022 10:37
Metadata Last Modified:25 Aug 2022 01:00

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