|dc.description.abstract||The phenomenon of rebound effects has sparked considerable academic, policy and press debate over the effectiveness of energy efficiency policy in recent years. There has been a huge surge in empirical studies claiming rebound effects of hugely varying magnitudes. The contention of this paper is that the lack of consensus in the literature is grounded in a rush to empirical estimation in the absence of solid analytical foundations. Focus on measuring a single 'rebound' measure has led to a neglect of detail on precisely what type of change in energy use is considered in any one study and on the range of mechanisms governing the economy-wide response. This paper attempts to bring a reflective pause to the development of the rebound literature, with a view to identifying the key issues that policymakers need to understand and analysts need to focus their attention on.||en_UK|
|dc.publisher||Stirling Management School||-|
|dc.relation||Turner K (2012) 'Rebound' effects from increased energy efficiency: a time to pause and reflect. Stirling Economics Discussion Paper, 2012-15. Stirling Management School.||-|
|dc.relation.ispartofseries||Stirling Economics Discussion Paper, 2012-15||-|
|dc.title||'Rebound' effects from increased energy efficiency: a time to pause and reflect||en_UK|
|dc.type||Working or Discussion Paper||en_UK|
|dc.subject.jel||Q01, Q40, Q41, Q43||-|
|Appears in Collections:||Economics Working Papers|
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