Ted Loch-Temzelides, Ph.D.

Visiting Researcher, IoES

Professor of Economics and a Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies Scholar at Rice University


Bio

Ted Loch-Temzelides, Ph.D., is a Professor of Economics and a Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies Scholar at Rice University. He has taught and given research seminars at numerous universities and conferences around the world. He has worked and consulted for several institutions, including the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Central Bank of Portugal. His current research interests include the energy transition to a sustainable, low carbon economy, the trends in energy use in transportation in the developing countries, the economic implications of innovation and new energy technologies, self-enforcing international climate agreements, and learning sustainable behavior through networks. He is also studying decision making in economic experiments. His work has received funding from the National Science Foundation and has been published in several journals. He is on the editorial board of the journal Economic Theory, and he is a CESifo fellow.

Projects

The Green Bundle

The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet

The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan argue that many green products now offer the total package—a “green bundle” that checks the environmental box, but also offers improved performance, health benefits, savings,...