Working Papers

WP-012: Koichiro Ito and James M. Sallee, "The Economics of Attribute-Based Regulation: Theory and Evidence from Fuel-Economy Standards" (September 2014) Abstract, Non-Technical Abstract, Full Paper

WP-011: Hunt Allcott, "Paternalism and Energy Efficiency: An Overview" (September 2014) Abstract, Full Paper

WP-010: Koichiro Ito, "Asymmetric Incentives in Subsidies: Evidence from a Large-Scale Electricity Rebate Program" (September 2014) Abstract, Non-Technical Abstract, Full Paper

WP-009: Louis-Gaëtan Giraudet and Sébastien Houde, "Double Moral Hazard and the Energy Efficiency Gap" (August 2014) Abstract, Non-Technical Abstract, Full Paper

WP-008: Hunt Allcott and Richard Sweeney, "Can Retailers Inform Consumers about Energy Costs? Evidence from a Field Experiment" (August 2014) Abstract, Non-Technical Abstract, Full Paper

WP-007: Sébastien Houde, "How Consumers Respond to Environmental Certification and the Value of Energy Information" (August 2014) Abstract, Non-Technical Abstract, Full Paper

WP-006: Hunt Allcott and Dmitry Taubinsky, "The Lightbulb Paradox: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments" (Revised July 2014) Abstract, Full Paper

WP-005: Severin Borenstein, "A Microeconomic Framework for Evaluating Energy Efficiency Rebound and Some Implications" (Revised January 2014) (Revised version forthcoming in Energy Journal, January 2015.) Abstract, Full Paper

WP-004: Lucas Davis, Alan Fuchs, and Paul Gertler, “Cash for Coolers: Evaluating a Large-Scale Appliance Replacement Program in Mexico” (Revised November 2013) (Revised version forthcoming in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.) Abstract, Full Paper, Policy Briefing

WP-003: Hunt Allcott and Todd Rogers, “The Short-Run and Long-Run Effects of Behavioral Interventions: Experimental Evidence from Energy Conservation” (Revised July 2013) (Revised version forthcoming in American Economic Review.) Abstract, Full Paper

WP-002: Hunt Allcott and Nathan Wozny, “Gasoline Prices, Fuel Economy, and the Energy Paradox” (November 2012) (Revised version forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics.) Abstract, Full Paper

WP-001: Hunt Allcott and Michael Greenstone, "Is There an Energy Efficiency Gap?" (Revised version published in Journal of Economic Perspectives, 26(1), Winter 2012.) Abstract, Full Paper, Policy Briefing