Discrete choice modelling in environmental and energy decision-making: an introduction to the special issue

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This editorial introduces the Special Issue on the role and use of discrete choice modelling in informing environmental and energy decision making and summarises the main insights provided. The papers collected in this Special Issue address a range of applications of discrete choice modelling, from energy decisions to climate change and transport choices, from tourism preferences for climate change mitigation to wildlife conservation strategies and ecosystem management. However, all the papers share the same fundamental aim of using novel methodological approaches in choice models to tackle conceptually and spatially specific policy questions and support decisions with robust empirical evidence. This is particularly relevant to enhance the real-world policy uptake of choice modelling results and develop a network of practice and capacity building to improve the quality of information that is provided to stakeholders and decision makers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1203-1209
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Environmental Planning and Management
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 4 Apr 2022


  • Choice modelling
  • energy decisions
  • environmental decisions
  • policy making

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