Putting Information into Action: What Explains Follow-up on Home Energy Audits?
A survey of homeowners shows that two sets of factors are important in explaining audit follow-up: factors related to the costs of retrofits and those related to the features and quality of the audits.
Karen Palmer is a senior fellow at Resources for the Future and an expert on the economics of environmental, climate and public utility regulation of the electric power sector.
Margaret A. Walls
Margaret Walls is a senior fellow at RFF. Her current research focuses on issues related to resilience and adaptation to extreme events, ecosystem services, and conservation, parks and public lands.
On the Issues — Jan 19, 2024
On the Issues: New Magazine, City-Splitting Highways, and More
A biweekly newsletter connecting global current events, pressing climate and energy policy news, and economics research from RFF scholars. This week: US emissions trends, city-splitting highways, and more.
Resources Radio — Jan 2, 2024
2023 Year in Review: Energy and Environmental Policy, with Karen Palmer and Joseph Majkut
Karen Palmer and Joseph Majkut discuss the important and overlooked stories in energy and environmental policy from 2023, along with stories and issues to watch for in 2024.
Working Paper — Dec 18, 2023
Widening the Scope: The Direct and Spillover Effects of Nudging Water Efficiency in the Presence of Other Behavioral Interventions
This working paper describes the results of a social information campaign designed to nudge water conservation.