Immigrant social interactions effects: modeling transportation mode choice in New York City.

Conwell, Lucas J.

Past research has found that immigrants are less likely to drive alone than the native-born, all else equal. This thesis finds that endogenous social interactions effects may explain this “immigrant effect” by estimating alternative-specific conditional logit mode choice models using New York City travel survey data. The share of fellow mode users from a traveler’s own immigrant group positively a... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
Urban transportation--New York (State)--New York--Planning.
Local transit--New York (State)--New York--Planning.
Econometric models.
Immigrants--New York (State)--New York.
Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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