Nuno Bento investigated growth dynamics in transport in order to find stronger patterns of change in the sector, as well as new ones pointing to a more structural change in response to raising urbanisation and environmental issues.
Bento received his PhD in Economics (2010) from the University of Grenoble, France.
Funding: IIASA Postdoctoral Program
Program: Transitions to New Technologies Program
Dates: March 2011 – February 2012
Last edited: 25 January 2017
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Bento N (2016). Calling for Change? Innovation, diffusion, and the energy impacts of global mobile telephony. Energy Research & Social Science 21 (1): 84-100. DOI:10.1016/j.erss.2016.06.016.
Bento N & Wilson C (2016). Measuring the duration of formative phases for energy technologies. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 21: 95-112. DOI:10.1016/j.eist.2016.04.004.
Seto KC, Dhakal S, Bigio A, Blanco H, Delgado GC, Dewar D, Huang L, Inaba A, et al. (2014). Chapter 12 - Human settlements, infrastructure and spatial planning. In: Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change. IPCC Working Group III Contribution to AR5. Cambridge University Press.
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