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Nudging effective climate policy design

Bowman, Megan


This paper applies insights from behavioural economics literature to design options in climate policy in order to make suggestions on how to create and pass effective climate regulation. It posits that policymakers can have a more comprehensive toolkit for tackling climate change by utilising knowledge of flawed human behaviour. It makes three main suggestions. First, when pricing carbon, the use of policy bundling helps to counter cognitive biases such as ‘loss aversion’. Second, financial...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Global Energy Issues
DOI: 10.1504/IJGEI.2011.045031


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