gasoline

Fueling Alternatives: Evidence from Real-World Driving Data

This is the first paper to use drivers' micro-level driving data and gasoline purchasing behavior to understand how drivers choose where to stop to purchase gasoline. We model drivers' decision as a combination of a choice of which stations to …

An Economic Perspective on Mexico's Nascent Deregulation of Retail Petroleum Markets

Retail petroleum markets in Mexico are on the cusp of a historic deregulation. For decades, all 11,000 gasoline stations nationwide have carried the brand of the state-owned petroleum company Pemex and sold Pemex gasoline at federally regulated …

Step on It: A New Approach to Improving Vehicle Fuel Economy

We show that there is substantial variation in the fuel economy achieved on the road by drivers in identical vehicles and that the time costs of driving more efficiently make it unlikely that increasing gasoline taxes would substantially affect fuel …