Vulnerability to fuel price increases in the UK: A household level analysis

Vulnerability to fuel price increases in the UK: A household level analysis •A novel three-step approach to assess 'oil vulnerability' at the household level.•9% of UK households have low income and spend disproportionate amounts on motoring.•They are the least able to reduce fuel expenditure in response to price increases.•Car-related economic stress cuts across different social groups and types of area.•Among the poor, employment, children and disability increase economic stress. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice Elsevier

Vulnerability to fuel price increases in the UK: A household level analysis

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 The Authors
ISSN
0965-8564
eISSN
1879-2375
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.tra.2018.04.002
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Abstract

•A novel three-step approach to assess 'oil vulnerability' at the household level.•9% of UK households have low income and spend disproportionate amounts on motoring.•They are the least able to reduce fuel expenditure in response to price increases.•Car-related economic stress cuts across different social groups and types of area.•Among the poor, employment, children and disability increase economic stress.

Journal

Transportation Research Part A: Policy and PracticeElsevier

Published: Jul 1, 2018

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