Bridging the Energy Efficiency Gap: Policy Insights from Economic Theory and Empirical Evidence

In this review of the energy efficiency gap, experts analyze reasons why the size of the gap may be overstated, economic explanations for such a gap, and recent evidence from behavioral economics on why an efficiency gap could exist. This paper was also published in the Review of Environmental Economics and Policy.

Working Paper by Kenneth Gillingham and Karen Palmer — Oct. 17, 2013