This sequence is designed to make obtainable to a wider viewers chosen research on environmental points ready to be used inside the OECD. Authorship is mostly collective, however the principal authors are named. Articles are usually solely obtainable of their authentic language, English or French, with an summary within the different if obtainable.
|2015||The dilemmas of sustainable consumption
by Vringer, Okay., et al.
Customers solely sometimes select to purchase sustainable merchandise. This research delves into public help for sustainable consumption and the related dilemmas, utilizing a behavioral economics experiment of group choices.
|2015||Tendering Devices: Program Participation and Influence on Australian Conservation Tenders, Grants and Voluntary Organizations
by Zachary Brown, Bastien Alvarez, Nick Johnstone
A putting number of coverage devices are utilized in Victoria, Australia to attain conservation objectives. These embody very lively voluntary applications, quite a lot of conservation grants and a reverse public sale for the availability of ecosystem providers, often called EcoTender. An open query relating to these funds for ecosystem providers (i.e. subsidies and tenders) is whether or not they obtain ‘additionality’.
|2012||Testing the Impact of Faults on OECD Worker Thermostat Settings
by Zack Brown, Nick Johnstone, Ivan Haščič, Laura Vong, Francis Barascud
Default choices have been proven to have an effect on habits in quite a lot of financial selection duties, together with well being care and retirement financial savings. Much less analysis has examined whether or not defects have an effect on habits within the space of power effectivity. This research makes use of knowledge from a randomized managed experiment during which the default settings of workplace thermostats in an OECD workplace constructing had been manipulated through the winter heating season, and the thermostat setting chosen by the workers was was noticed over a interval of 6 weeks.
|2012||Behavioral economics and environmental incentives
by Jason Shogren
This evaluation goals to enhance our understanding of the implications of insights from behavioral economics for the design of environmental insurance policies. The evaluation focuses on the problem of designing incentives in two broad areas: threat, battle and cooperation; and mechanism design.