Nuno Bento

Nuno Bento investigated growth dynamics in transport linked to increasing urbanization and environmental issues.

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.

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Funding: IIASA Postdoctoral Program

Nationality: Portugese

Program: Transitions to New Technologies Program

Dates: March 2011 – February 2012

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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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