Policy Briefs

E2e has augmented the policy brief series with non-technical abstracts and blog posts summarizing new energy efficiency working papers.

E2e Policy Briefs summarize the policy relevant findings from E2e Working Papers in non-technical language.


The Efficiency Consequences of Heterogeneous Behavioral Responses to Energy Fiscal Policies

S├ębastien Houde and Joseph Aldy

February 2018



Spillovers from Behavioral Interventions: Experimental Evidence from Water and Energy Use

Katrina Jessoe, Gabriel E. Lade, Frank Loge, and Edward Spang

December 2017



Measuring the Welfare Effects of Residential Energy Efficiency Programs

Hunt Allcott and Michael Greenstone

April 2017



The Welfare Effects of Nudges: A Case Study of Energy Use Social Comparisons

Hunt Allcott and Judd Kessler

October 2016



Does Better Information Lead to Better Choices? Evidence from Energy Efficiency Labels

Lucas Davis and Gilbert Metcalf

July 2015


Do Energy Efficiency Investments Deliver? Evidence from the Weatherization Assistance Program

Meredith Fowlie, Michael Greenstone, and Catherine Wolfram

June 2015


Belt and Suspenders and More: The Incremental Impact of Energy Efficiency Subsidies in the Presence of Existing Policy Instruments

S├ębastien Houde and Joseph Aldy

June 2015


The Persistence of Moral Suasion and Economic Incentives: Field Experimental Evidence from Energy Demand

Koichiro Ito, Takanori Ida, and Makoto Tanaka

March 2015


A Microeconomic Framework for Evaluating Energy Efficiency Rebound and Some Implications

Severin Borenstein

October 2014


Is there an Energy Efficiency Gap?

Hunt Allcott and Michael Greenstone

January 2014


Cash for Coolers: Evaluating a Large-Scale Appliance Replacement Program in Mexico

Lucas Davis, Alan Fuchs, and Paul Gertler

August 2013