Dr Chiara Calastri

Dr Chiara Calastri


I have completed my PhD in 2017 at the Institute for Transport Studies, with a thesis titled "Capturing and modelling complex decision-making in the context of travel, time use and social interactions" (link to thesis:http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/18507/)

I have previously worked and studied in Italy and in the UK. My background is in Economics.

Research interests

My research interests are in the area of econometrics, with a particular focus on discrete choice modelling. I work on both theoretical and applied contributions in different areas, including travel behaviour, activity modelling and social network choices.

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Student education

I have worked/work as a teaching assistant in different courses in the Business School and in ITS in the area of Statistics and Economics. I also teach short CPD courses in Choice Modelling held in London

Research groups and institutes

  • Choice Modelling