Cash for Coolers
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We are thankful to Judson Boomhower for excellent research assistance and to Catie Hausman, Paul Joskow, Catherine Wolfram and seminar participants at UC Berkeley, the California Energy Commission, and the 2012 POWER Conference for comments that substantially improved the paper. This research was supported in part under a research contract from the California Energy Commission to the Energy Institute at Haas. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) or the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). These data were provided to the University of California Energy Institute (UCEI) pursuant to the terms and restrictions of a Non-Disclosure Agreement signed May 3, 2011 with Mexican Federal Electricity Commission (CFE). As part of the agreement UCEI has agreed to share their results with CFE and to carefully consider any comments received. Of course to ensure objectivity, UCEI retains the exclusive right to determine how these comments are incorporated into their findings. Neither UCEI nor the authors have received any financial compensation from the CFE.