Study providing the first field evidence in a developing country on the effect of informational “nudges” to get households to save electricity finds peers and distrust play central roles in whether households save.
For all the appeal of energy efficiency, more and more economists are finding that programs based on giving consumers economic incentives to curb energy usage don’t actually work that well. What may prove more effective is peer pressure.
EPIC Director Michael Greenstone discusses air pollution, climate change and leadership change in US in an exclusive interview to Nikhil Ghanekar of DNA.
EPIC Director Michael Greenstone discusses energy security and innovative solutions to environmental challenges at the eighth session of the Odisha Knowledge Hub (OKH) lecture series.
The Odisha government has partnered with the India Center of the University of Chicago to collaborate in the fields of pollution control and energy efficiency.