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Title Improving energy demand analysis / Paul C. Stern, editor ; Panel on Energy Demand Analysis, Committee on Behavioral and Social Aspects of Energy Consumption and Production, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1984.

Subject Energy consumption -- United States.
Consumers -- United States -- Attitudes.
Alt Name Stern, Paul C., 1944-
National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Energy Demand Analysis.
Description 1 online resource (x, 122 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-116).
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Contents ""Improving Energy Demand Analysis""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""1 Formal Modeling and Problem-Oriented Research""; ""UNDERSTANDING THE DEMAND FOR ENERGY""; ""ABOUT THIS BOOK""; ""FORMAL MODELS OF ENERGY DEMAND""; ""Types of Models""; ""Problems with Formal Demand Models""; ""The Place of Behavioral Variables in Formal Demand Models""; ""PROBLEM-ORIENTED ANALYSES OF ENERGY POLICY ISSUES""; ""Methods of Problem-Oriented Analysis""; ""Surveys""; ""Analysis of Existing Data""; ""Natural Experiments""; ""Controlled Experiments""; ""Evaluation Research""
""The Strengths and Weaknesses of Problem-Oriented Research""""CONCLUSIONS""; ""2 The Effects of Price on Demand""; ""DO CONSUMERS REACT TO AVERAGE OR MARGINAL PRICES?""; ""DO CONSUMERS REACT TO REAL OR NOMINAL PRICES?""; ""DO CONSUMERS REACT TO PRICE LEVELS OR PRICE CHANGES?""; ""IS THERE A THRESHOLD FOR THE RESPONSE TO PRICE?""; ""DO PRICE INCREASES AND DECREASES PRODUCE DIFFERENT RESPONSES?""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""3 The Effects of Financial Incentives on Energy-Efficient Investments in Residential Buildings""; ""HOW DOES THE SIZE OF AN INCENTIVE AFFECT CONSUMERS' RESPONSES?""
""Incentives as Attention-Getting Devices""""Incentives as an Impetus to Speed Changes Already Planned""; ""HOW DOES THE TYPE OF INCENTIVE AFFECT CONSUMERS' RESPONSES?""; ""HOW DO CONSUMERS RESPOND TO NONFINANCIAL FEATURES OF INCENTIVE PROGRAMS?""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""4 The Effects of Information on Energy-Efficient Investment""; ""HOW COMPLETE IS CONSUMERS' INFORMATION?""; ""Treatment of Information in Formal Models""; ""Knowledge About Information From Problem-Oriented Research""; ""Improving Consumers' Information""; ""HOW DOES INFORMATION AFFECT BEHAVIOR?""
""Rational Action Based on Imperfect Information""""Diffusion of Innovation""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""5 Behavioral Study of Appliance Efficiency Decisions""; ""ISSUES AND LIMITATIONS OF CURRENT ANALYSIS""; ""Analytic Representation of Appliances""; ""Analytic Representation of Energy Price Expectations""; ""Determinants of Appliance Use""; ""Consumers' Decision Processes""; ""THE IDEAL DATA FOR BEHAVIORAL STUDY OF APPLIANCE CHOICES""; ""PRACTICAL ALTERNATIVES FOR DATA COLLECTION""; ""6 Conclusions and Recommendations""; ""THE ROLE OF FORMAL MODELS""; ""THE ROLE OF PROBLEM-ORIENTED RESEARCH""
""Surveys""""Analysis of Existing Data""; ""Natural Experiments""; ""Controlled Experiments""; ""Evaluation Research""; ""THE ROLE OF DATA COLLECTION""; ""USING VARIOUS RESEARCH METHODS IN CONCERT""; ""References""; ""Appendix A Incorporating Data from Problem-Centered Research on Incentives and Information in Formal Demand Models""; ""Appendix B Biographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff""
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 0309563984 (electronic bk.)
9780309563987 (electronic bk.)
0309034779 (pbk.)
9780309034777 (pbk.)
OCLC # 57030425
Additional Format Print version: Improving energy demand analysis. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1984 0309034779 (DLC) 84060902 (OCoLC)11120519