About The Author

Maria Grazia Pazienza is an Associate Professor of Financial Science at the University of Florence. She graduated from the Sapienza University of Rome and obtained a doctorate from the University of Siena. She has worked as a consultant for national institutions and public and private research centers and has carried out research as a visiting agent at the OECD Center of Tax Policy and Administration. Her research areas of interest are Public Finance; Environmental taxation and business taxation; Experimental Economics.

Interdependence Of Aging Generations In Transportation Related Choices

Many countries are experiencing a fast demographic shift, the consequences of which for energy consumption and the environment have been studied but generally undervalued by policy-makers. The economics literature almost universally predicts that an aging population will increase residential energy demand and reduce transport-related energy use: older households spend more on heating and less on