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Social Exclusion and the Value of Mobility
Social Research in Transport (SORT) Clearinghouse (2001)
  • John Stanley
  • David A Hensher
  • Janet Stanley
  • Graham Currie
  • William H Greene
  • Dianne Vella-Brodrick

This paper investigates factors likely to increase a person's risk of social exclusion, drawing on survey data specifically framed for this purpose. We use a generalised ordered logit model that accounts for observed and unobserved heterogeneity and derive the marginal effects for each influencing attribute. We find that people are less likely to be at risk of social exclusion if they have regular contact with significant others, have a sense of community, are not poor, are mobile, and are open to new experiences which enable them to grow on a personal level. The value of an additional trip is estimated at $A20.

  • social exclusion,
  • mobility,
  • community
Publication Date
January 1, 2001
Citation Information
Stanley, J., Hensher, D.A., Stanley, J., Currie, G., Greene, W.H., & Vella-Brodrick, D. (2011). Social Exclusion and the Value of Mobility. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy (JTEP), Vol. 45, (2), pp. 197-222.