Consumer Adaptation to Gasoline Price Increases

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Pitts, R. E., Willenborg, J. F. & Sherrell, D. L. (1981). Consumer adaptation to gasoline price increases. Journal of Consumer Research, 8, 3, 322-330.
Results from the present longitudinal study provide new evidence on household response to gasoline price increases from 1973 to 1979. 260 household members of a consumer panel exh…

Responding to Environmental Concerns: What Factors Guide Individual Action?

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Axelrod, L. J. & Lehman, D. R. (1993). Responding to environmental concerns: What factors guide individual action? . Journal of Environmental Psychology, 13, 2, 149-159.
Examined the motivational role played by 3 classes of outcomes (tangible rewards, social acceptance, and acting in accordance with one's principles) in predicting environmentally …

"Consciousness" in Energy Conservation Behavior: An Exploratory Study

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Heslop, L. A., Moran, L. & Cousineau, A. (1981). "Consciousness" in energy conservation behavior: An exploratory study. Journal of Consumer Research, 8, 3, 299-305.
An analysis of 6 yrs of electricity consumption in Canada, along with questionnaire data, highlights the importance of household characteristics and family size in predicting elec…

Energy Behavior

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Stern, P., & Kirkpatrick, E. (1977, January 1). Energy Behavior. Environment.
This article discusses the current two major schools of thought about energy conservation. One is based on a system of incentives or penalties to change behavior and the other on …

Cognitive Consequences of Legislating Postpurchase Behavior: Growing up with the Bottle Bill

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Kahle, L. R., & Beatty, S. E. Cognitive consequences of legislating postpurchase behavior: Growing up with the bottle bill. Vol. 17. 1987. 828-843.
Examined the variables of (1) attitudes toward returning bottles, (2) intentions, (3) behaviors, (4) subjective norms, and (5) habits as they function within the cognitive context…

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