1. Introduction by the coordinator

Dear Readers,

Welcome to the second SEFIRA newsletter! Since the last newsletter in January 2014 we have made important steps forward to achieve our objectives. In particular, we laid down the basis for piloting a very innovative approach for understanding individual behaviours and choices using Discrete Choice Models in analysing the results of some choice experiments.

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You may think your daily commute might be bad, but drivers in Brussels face the worst traffic jams in the world according to the annual Traffic Scorecard compiled by traffic and navigation service provider INRIX in Kirkland, Wash. The second worst city in the world for traffic jams – Antwerp – is likewise situated in Belgium, a modest-sized European kingdom that’s otherwise best known for beer, chocolate, waffles and the Smurfs. Who knew?