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Elsevier Announces its Acquisition of the Journal of Choice Modelling

December 17, 2012

OXFORD, England, December 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical
and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that per January
2013 it will publish the Journal of Choice Modelling (JOCM).

JOCM was founded in 2008 by its editors, Stephane Hess (University of Leeds) and John
Rose (University of Sydney), who will remain in charge after the transfer to Elsevier. The
team of Associate Editors will continue to comprise of: Michel Bierlaire (Ecole
Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Michiel Bliemer (University of Sydney), Juan de Dios
Ortuzar (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile), Riccardo Scarpa (Queen’s University
Belfast) and Kenneth Train (University of California, Berkeley).

JOCM publishes papers which either make a methodological contribution to or present an
innovative application in the field of choice modelling. The journal covers topics such as
transport and marketing where the analysis of choice behaviour is a topic of interest.
While it mainly focuses on the use of discrete choice models, other methods and survey
design are also discussed.

“The journal has gone from strength to strength over the last five years, attracting
authors and readers from the various disciplines in which choice modelling is a core
analytical technique,” said Editors-in-Chief Hess and Rose. “Our decision to publish with
Elsevier is a reflection of our belief that this will strengthen the academic impact of
the journal, and lead to further increases in interest from authors, while maintaining
access for as wide a group of readers as possible, facilitated by its inclusion in
existing ScienceDirect libraries. We look forward to our collaboration with great

Chris Pringle, Executive Publisher at Elsevier added, “Since the Journal of Choice
Modelling’s interests extend from transport into marketing, finance, environmental
economics and beyond, its focus on choice modelling nicely complements our existing
journals in both economics and transport, in a growth area which we wanted to represent
more strongly in our list. JOCM and its editors have a track record of demonstrated
success, and we are very happy to have the opportunity to add such a high quality journal
to the Elsevier family.”

The Journal of Choice Modelling will publish four issues in 2013. The current back
catalogue consisting of the first five volumes of JOCM will be hosted on Elsevier’s
ScienceDirect journals platform where they will continue to be available free of charge to
any reader.

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employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC
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