Posts Tagged ‘Jevons’

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    Unintended Green Incentives

    Dec 19, 10 • 161 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Environment, Households, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    True or False? When we become more energy efficient, we use up fewer resources. This New Yorker Magazine article says maybe. Citing the “rebound effect,” the article briefly takes us back to Williams Jevons, England, and 1865. In a book called The