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, Wilson C , & Anadon LD (2018). Time to get ready: Conceptualizing the temporal and spatial dynamics of formative phases for energy technologies. Energy Policy 119: 282-293. DOI:10.1016/j.enpol.2018.04.015.
Grubler A , Wilson C , Bento N, Boza-Kiss B, Krey V , McCollum D, Rao N , Riahi K , et al. (2018). A low energy demand scenario for meeting the 1.5 °C target and sustainable development goals without negative emission technologies. Nature Energy 3 (6): 517-525. DOI:10.1038/s41560-018-0172-6.
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.
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