Why are Energy Policies Acceptable and Effective?

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Steg, L., Dreijerink, L., & Abrahamse, W. (2006). Why are Energy Policies Acceptable and Effective?. Environment and Behavior, 38(1), 92-111.
This article examines which policy features affect the perceived effectiveness and acceptability of pricing policies aimed to reduce CO-sub-2 emissions. A survey study was conduct…

Applying a Modified Moral Decision Making Model to Change Habitual Car Use: How Can Commitment be Effective?

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Matthies, E., Klöckner, C., & Preißner, C. (2006). Applying a Modified Moral Decision Making Model to Change Habitual Car Use: How Can Commitment be Effective?. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 55(1), 91-106.
A theory-driven intervention was carried out to initiate the try-out of a new travel mode behavior (try out taking public transport instead of car) in a sample of habitual car use…

Is a Residential Relocation a Good Opportunity to Change People's Travel Behavior?: Results From a Theory-Driven Intervention Study

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Bamberg, S. (2006). Is a Residential Relocation a Good Opportunity to Change People's Travel Behavior?: Results From a Theory-Driven Intervention Study. Environment and Behavior, 38(6), 820-840.
This article presents an experimental, theory-driven evaluation of the effectiveness of an intervention that combines a free public transportation ticket and personal schedule inf…

Applying Environmental Policy Instruments to Used Oil

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Conn, W. (2009). Applying environmental policy instruments to used oil. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 52(4), 457-475.
A comprehensive assessment was conducted of California's Used Oil Program, which was established in 1992 to reduce the illegal disposal, and promote the reuse, of used lubricating…

Environmental Behaviour in Chicago Automotive Repair Micro-Enterprises (MEPs)

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Mir, D. (2008). Environmental behaviour in Chicago automotive repair micro-enterprises (MEPs). Business Strategy and the Environment, 17(3), 194-207.
This study analyzes the relationship between internal and external factors that influence environmental behaviour in traditional service micro-enterprises, focusing on Chicago mot…

Does Explicit Contracting Effectively Link CEO Compensation to Environmental Performance?

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Cordeiro, J., & Sarkis, J. (2008). Does explicit contracting effectively link CEO compensation to environmental performance?. Business Strategy and the Environment, 17(5), 304-317.
Empirical research in the area of corporate sustainability highlights potential conflicts between corporate financial performance and environmental performance. In such a situatio…

The Effectiveness of Soft Transport Policy measures: A Critical Assessment and Meta-Analysis of Empirical Evidence

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Möser, G., & Bamberg, S. (2008). The effectiveness of soft transport policy measures: A critical assessment and meta-analysis of empirical evidence. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 28(1), 10-26.
In the last few years there has been a growing interest in transport policy concerning behaviour oriented 'soft' measures to reduce private car use. Besides an assessment of the m…

Making Cycling Irresistible: Lessons from the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany

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Pucher, J., Buehler, R. (2008). Making cycling irresistible: Lessons from the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany. Transport Reviews, 28(4), 495-528.
This article shows how the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany have made bicycling a safe, convenient and practical way to get around their cities. The analysis relies on national ag…

Smarter Choices: Assessing the Potential to Achieve Traffic Reduction Using 'Soft Measures'

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Cairns, S., Sloman, L., Newson, C., Anable, J., Kirkbride, A., Goodwin, P. (2008). Smarter choices: Assessing the potential to achieve traffic reduction using 'Soft measures'. Transport Reviews, 28(5), 593-618.
In recent years, there has been a growing interest in a range of transport policy initiatives which are designed to influence people's travel behaviour away from single-occupancy …

The Price of a Price: On the Crowding Out and In of Social Norms

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Janssen, M., & Mendys-Kamphorst, E. (2004). The price of a price: On the crowding out and in of social norms. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 55(3), 377-395. doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2002.11.004.
We study the impact of financial incentives on social approval, showing that in a society with altruists and egoists, who all care about social approval, introducing financial inc…
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