Behavioural economics for energy and climate change policies and the transition to a sustainable energy system.

Project: Research


The objective of the project is to develop knowledge on, and methods for the modelling of, people's economic behaviour in response to (ambitious) climate and energy policies aiming for the transition to sustainable energy systems. In turn, the project aims to identify potential resilience strategies from the energy industry to better respond to ambitious behavioural policies targeting energy users. With a strong multidisciplinary nature, the proposal integrates behavioural economics, psychology, environmental management, environmental economics and policy evaluation. Project outputs in the form of educational material, international seminars, scientific articles, conference papers, a book, and policy briefs will be communicated and duly disseminated to provide knowledge and policy recommendations to policy makers and key stakeholders. A reference group is proposed to test the validity and reliability of the results.
Short titleBehavioural economics for energy and climate change policies
AcronymBEECCS Project
Effective start/end date2014/10/132019/02/28

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Related research output

Margaret Samahita & Luis Mundaca, 2018 Sep 8, Behave 2018: Book of Abstracts. Zurich: ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, p. 296-297 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

Luis Mundaca, Ürge-Vorsatz, D. & Wilson, C., 2018 Aug 21, In : Energy Efficiency. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalDebate/Note/Editorial

Luis Mundaca & Kloke, S., 2018 Aug 3, In : Review of Policy Research. 35, 4, p. 502-534

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Related activities

Samahita, M. (Organiser), Mundaca, L. (Organiser), Sonnenschein, J. (Organiser)
2018 Nov 9

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation of workshop/ seminar/ course

Mundaca, L. (Presenter)
2018 Nov 9

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