Harnessing Policy Complementarities to Conserve Energy: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment
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NBER Working Paper No. 23355
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We would like to thank Marc Laitin for the opportunity to partner with Opower on this project and his excellent guidance throughout the project. We are also indebted to John Balz, Richard Caperton, Jim Kapsis, and many others at Opower for sharing data and offering insights. Opower provided the data analyzed in this paper to the authors under a nondisclosure agreement. The authors and Opower structured the agreement in a way that maintains the authors’ independence. In particular, the agreement stipulates that Opower has the right to review the publication prior to public release solely for factual accuracy. Hunt Allcott, Eric Budish. Stefano DellaVigna, David Rapson, and participants of the 2017 ASSA meetings offered valuable comments. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.