Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/179262
Authors: 
Blum, Bianca
Hübner, Julian
Müller, Sarah
Neumärker, Karl Justus Bernhard
Year of Publication: 
2018
Series/Report no.: 
The Constitutional Economics Network Working Papers No. 02-2018
Abstract: 
[Introduction ...] This paper explores the factors that influence the emergence and extent of rebound effects and the challenges that arise for a sustainable environmental policy. The focus here is on increasing energy efficiency and the energy consumption decisions on the consumer side. The starting point of this investigation is the concept of the rebound effect, whose definition is based on the most common classification in the much-cited works by Greening et. al. (2000) and Berkhout et. al. (2000). Based on this, the main part of this paper is dedicated to the different factors influencing the rebound effect. The last section addresses the challenges arising for an environmental policy to promote energy efficiency.
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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