Rosario
Macario
Ass. Professor
Biography:
Rosário Macário is a Business Science Economist with Master and Phd in Transportation. She is currently Assistant Professor of Transportation at the Instituto Superior Técnico (Main School of Engineering) at the Lisbon Technical University, where she teaches Structure Financing for Transportation Projects, Transport Economics and Project Evaluations, Transport Policy, Urban Mobility among other topics. She has a large experience in coordination of international research and also in conducting national studies for government and private parties. She publishes regularly and most recently she has been a guest editor for a special issue on “Economics of contractual relationships in the provision of transport infrastructure" in the journal of Research in Transport Economics from Elsevier. She has particular interest on addressing the effects of policy and institutional design on the performance of PPP´s as well as in transferability of experiences between transport modes and also between different sectors of the economy.
Research Organization: CoE Santiago, Chile
September 2020
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2nd CALL FOR PROJECTS WITHIN THE MAC-PROGRAM

The VREF invites Sub-Saharan based researchers with expertise on sustainable and equitable
mobility and access or related areas, and strong interest in carrying out interdisciplinary research. Open for application until 2020-09-29

MOBILITY GRANT 2020 - MAC-MG 2020

The VREF invites PhD students and advanced master students from Sub-Saharan African (SSA) universities to apply for a Mobility Grant (MG) to support a visit to another SSA university with up to SEK 25 000.

 STUDY VISIT GRANT 2020

The VREF invites PhD students and researchers in early stages of their career to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

Each year the Håkan Frisinger Foundation for Transportation Research awards a scholarship to a prominent researcher.

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Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarships for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency targets supporting the momentum of Lee Schipper’s contribution to the international policy dialogue in these fields.

This yearly award is aimed at supporting young individual researchers and students in is pursuance.

Call extended to April 30, 2020 due to COVID19.

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Global Mobility Research

This Meeting of the Minds' blog monthly releases interviews of global transportation researchers from the VREF's Future Urban Transport Program Network.

TheCityFix

This CityFix series, produced by the WRI (World Ressources Institute) Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and supported by the VREF, discusses walking and cycling in cities with a special focus on low- and middle-income countries.

About VREF

The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) inspires, initiates and supports research and educational activities through the Future Urban Transport Programme - How to deal with the complexity of urban transport (FUT). 

Our Vision: Sustainable transport for equitable access in urban areas

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