Anthropological Invariants in Travel Behavior

Marchetti, C. (1994). Anthropological Invariants in Travel Behavior. IIASA Research Report (Reprint). IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: RR-95-004. Reprinted from Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 47(1) [September 1994].

[thumbnail of RR-95-04.pdf]
RR-95-04.pdf - Published Version
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution.

Download (4MB) | Preview


Personal travel appears to be much more under the control of basic instinct than of economic drive. This may be the reason for the systematic mismatch between the results of cost benefit analysis and the actual behavior of travelers.

In this paper a list of the basic instincts that drive and contain travelers' behavior has been put together, showing how they mesh with technological progress and economic constraints.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Research Report (Reprint))
Research Programs: Institute Scholars (INS)
Bibliographic Reference: Reprinted from Technological Forecasting and Social Change; 47(1) [September 1994]
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:03
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 17:14

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item