Originally published in 1982, this book gives a concise commentary on the development and performance of car ownership prediction procedures and a wide-ranging survey of the modelling techniques associated with forecasting. The book provides a basic appreciation of the key points, whether they are mathematical or otherwise. Throughout the book there is a theme which relates the academic debate surrounding the issue to technical rather than philosophical concepts.

chapter |8 pages


chapter 1|8 pages

Modelling in the UK 1900-1960

chapter 4|36 pages

The Impact of Government Intervention

chapter 5|14 pages

A Review of US Modelling Prior to 1962

chapter 7|13 pages

National Theory

Local Practice

chapter |6 pages