Born: 1951, in Cairo, Egypt
Economics (Master Sc, 1976)
Mathematics (PhD, 2008). The use of explanatory variables in times series analysis of mobility demand and road risk, University Paris-Est, Marne-l-Vallée.
Fluent French, English and German.
1981-1996: Economist-statistician at the French Ministry of Transportation
1996-2017: Senior researcher at IFSTTAR, the French Institute of science and technology for transport, development and networks (former INRETS)
Teaching: Courses at Master level (University Paris-1, Paris-Dauphine, de Vinci): “Time series analysis and forecasting: applications to transport and road safety”
Mobility and road safety data analysis and modelling.
Road risk analysis at aggregate/regional/urban level, national/regional road safety observatories.
Weather conditions and mobility/road safety; Economic activity and mobility/road safety.
2000-2006: Member of ICTSA (International Co-operation on Time-Series analysis)
2013-2017: IFSTTAR’s representative in the IRTAD group of OECD
Since 2016: Member of ICTCT
Wegman, F., Allsop, R., Antoniou, C., Ruth Bergel-Hayat, R., Elvik, R., Lassarre, S., Lloyd, D., Wijnen, W. (2017) How did the economic recession (2008-2010) influence traffic fatalities in European countries ? Accident Analysis & Prevention, 102, 51-59.
Bergel-Hayat, Zukowska (2015) Road safety trends at national level in Europe: a review of time-series analysis performed during the period 2000-12. Transport Reviews: A Transnational Transdisciplinary Journal, 35:5, 650-671.
Bergel-Hayat, R., & Zukowska, J. (2014). Structural time series modelling of the number of road fatalities in Poland in relation with economic factors. TRA 5th conference, Paris, 14–17 April 2014.
Bergel-Hayat, R., Debbarh, M., Antoniou, C., Yannis, G. (2013) Explaining the road accident risk: Weather effects. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 60, 456-465.
Commandeur, J.J.F., Bijleveld, F., Bergel-Hayat, R., Antoniou, C., Yannis, G., Papadimitriou, E. (2013) On statistical inference in time series analysis of the evolution of road safety. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 60, 424-434.
Bergel-Hayat, R. (2012). Time-Series Models of Aggregate Road Risk and Their Applications to European Countries, Transport Reviews: A Transnational Transdisciplinary Journal, 32:5, 653-670.
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