Charlene Rohr

Senior Research Leader
Cambridge Office


M.Sc. in transportation engineering, University of Alberta; B.Sc. in civil engineering, University of Alberta

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Charlene Rohr is a senior research leader with RAND Europe. Her main area of interest is in understanding factors that influence mobility and travel choices, using choice modelling and qualitative methods.

Rohr has been involved in developing transport demand forecasting models in Scandinavia, Europe, Australia, and the UK, and has contributed to the design and analysis of stated preference surveys in transport, health, and communication sectors. She received her B.Sc. in civil engineering and her M.Sc. in transportation engineering from the University of Alberta.

Recent Projects

  • Travel demand study to quantify demand for long-distance travel to examine key transport policies, including appraisal of high-speed rail, national road pricing, and motorway and airport expansion
  • Travel demand study to examine whether new roads generate traffic
  • Stated preference study to examine customers' willingness to pay for improved electricity distribution services
  • Stated preference study to quantify the value of postal delivery services

Selected Publications

Peter Burge et al., London Patient Choice Project Evaluation: A Model of Patients' Choices of Hospital from Stated and Revealed Preference Choice Data, RAND Corporation (TR-230), 2005

Charlene Rohr et al., Modelling Time Period Choice: Experience from the UK and the Netherlands, Proceedings of European Transport Conference, Strasbourg, 2005

Andrew Daly and Charlene Rohr, in T. Garling et al., eds., Forecasting Demand for New Travel Alternatives, Pergamon, 1998


  • Double decker bus going by Big Ben and Parliament in London, UK

    Looking Out the Window to Transport in 2035

    The UK's roads, railways, and airports are some of the most congested in the world. Exploring future transport scenarios and the technologies that will drive them can help guide today's policy and investment decisions.

    Jun 27, 2016 The RAND Blog

  • Girl holding balloons

    Does Increased Social Spending Lead to Better Population Health?

    Higher levels of social spending are strongly associated with better health outcomes in many countries, with this link strengthening over time. The association also holds when looking at regional differences within the United States, where spending varies state-by-state.

    May 11, 2016 The RAND Blog