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Pistes de réflexion du secteur Environnement & Énergie

Le secteur Environnement & Énergie de J-PAL se concentre sur l’accès à l’énergie, la lutte contre la pollution et le changement climatique. La Piste de réflexion ci-après résume les enseignements tirés d’une série d’évaluations aléatoires mesurant l’impact des comparaisons sociales sur la consommation domestique d’eau et d’énergie. 

Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago) et Mushfiq Mobarak (Yale University), Co-Responsables du secteur Environment & Énergie 

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Encouraging residential energy efficiency

Last updated: November 2019
Programs that encouraged investments in residential energy efficiency had limited returns in several impact evaluations in real-world settings. Relatively small impacts on energy savings coupled with low take-up meant that encouraging these investments through information campaigns and subsidies was not a cost-effective strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Read More
Electricity meters track residential energy use. Photo: Shutterstock.com

Reducing energy and water use through information and social comparisons

Last updated: April 2018
Providing people with information about their energy or water use compared to their neighbors and tips about how to conserve consistently reduced consumption by small amounts in many contexts. Read More

Sector Contacts

Michael Greenstone

Président

[email protected]
(773) 702-8250

Claire Walsh

Senior Policy Manager

[email protected]
(617) 324-4076

Rebecca Toole

Senior Policy Associate

[email protected]
(617) 324-1641

Sector Chairs

Kelsey Jack

Co-chair