This book presents essential insights on environmental policy derived from behavioral economics. The authors demonstrate the potential of behavioral economics to drive environmental protection and to generate concrete proposals for the efficient design of policy instruments. Moreover, detailed recommendations on how to use “nudges” and related instruments to move industry and society toward a sustainable course are presented. This book addresses the needs of environmental economists, behavioral economists and environmental policymakers, as well as all readers interested in the intersection between behavioral economics and environmental policy. The following articles are included:
- Beckenbach, F.: Innovative Behavioral Approaches to Analyze the Incentives of Environmental Instruments
- Daskalakis, M.: Specification Required? A Survey of Scientists’ Views About the Role of Behavioral Economics for Assessing Environmental Policy Instruments
- Pasche , M.: What Can Be Learned from Behavioral Economics for Environmental Policy?
- Gawel, E.: Great Transformation” Towards Sustainability and Behavioral Economics
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