E2e Scholars Acknowledge the Importance of Rebound

Despite Missteps, Latest Paper Signals Shift in the Right Direction


Fouquet, R. (2012) “Trends in income and price elasticities of transport demand (1850-2010).” Energy Policy Special Issue on Past and Prospective Energy Transitions 50: 62-71.

Fouquet, R. and P. J.G. Pearson (2012) “The long run demand for lighting: elasticities and rebound effects in different phases of economic development.” Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy 1(1) 83-100.

Jenkins, J., T. Nordhaus and M. Shellenberger (2011). Energy Emergence: Rebound & Backfire as Emergent Phenomena. The Breakthrough Institute. Available at: http://thebreakthrough.org/blog/Energy_Emergence.pdf.

Luke, M., Nordhaus, T., Shellenberger, M., Trembath, A., Meyer, A., and H. Saunders (2014). Lighting, Electricity, Steel: Energy Efficiency Backfire in Emerging Economies. The Breakthrough Institute. Available at: http://thebreakthrough.org/index.php/issues/energy-efficiency/lighting-electricity-steel

Saunders, H.D. (1992). “The Khazzoom-Brookes postulate and neoclassical growth.” The Energy Journal 13(4): 131 148.

Saunders, H.D., (2013). Historical evidence for energy consumption rebound in 30 US sectors and a toolkit for rebound analysts. Technol. Forecast. Soc. Chang. 80 (7), 1317–1330.

Sharma, D., Sandhu, S. and Misra, S. (2014). “Macroeconomic impacts of energy efficiency improvements in Asia.” Chapter 6 in Asia’s Energy Challenge: Key issues and Policy Options. Asian Development Bank and Routledge, 2014.

Tsao, J., H.D. Saunders, J. Creighton, M. Coltrin and J. Simmons (2010). “Solid-state lighting: an energy-economics perspective.” Journal of Physics D, Applied Physics 43(35): 1 17.