Financial incentive mechanisms
Can planning incentives deliver affordable housing in our cities and regions? Evidence from NSW
This paper examines evidence of the outcomes of a NSW planning policy that provides a state-wide density bonus for infill, multi-unit housing projects that dedicate at least 20% of gross floor area for affordable rental housing.
Consumer benefits resulting from the AER’s incentive schemes
Energy Networks Australia (ENA) asked HoustonKemp to provide an independent estimate of the consumer benefits that have arisen (and are expected to continue to accrue in future) from networks responding to the incentive schemes that form part of the Australian Energy Regulator (AER’s) overall regulatory...
Incentive regulation, productivity growth and environmental effects: the case of electricity networks in Great Britain
This paper analyses the productivity growth of electricity transmission and distribution networks in Great Britain and how changes in incentive mechanisms have influenced the measured total factor productivity.
Can multiple contractors self-regulate their joint service delivery? A serious gaming experiment on road maintenance planning
It is currently unclear how performance-based payments in network tenders can effectively encourage network members to coordinate their own operations, so a serious game was performed that simulates road maintenance planning to study changes in decision making and the emergence of network coordination. The experiments...
Green mortgages: Financial incentives to design and build high-performance homes
This research forms part of BRANZ’s Exceeding the Minimum Programme. It considers how the New Zealand banking sector can lead the way in financing mortgages and home loan packages that consider building integrated features in high performance homes.
The role of risk climate and ethical self-interest climate in predicting unethical pro-organisational behaviour
Risk climate (or risk culture) has become an increasingly important focus since the 2007-09 financial crisis. Despite efforts to inculcate risk climate, unethical pro-organisational behaviour (UPB) such as misconduct toward customers continues to occur. This study investigates whether four risk climate factors (avoidance, valued, proactive...
Creating an energy efficient mortgage for Europe. Towards a new market standard
Greening our buildings is at the heart of our ght against climate change. Greener, more energy efficient buildings can also help to reduce the exposure to risk for property owners and the banks that nance them. Energy efficient mortgages can therefore be a powerful tool...
Energy efficiency policy toolkit
Slide presentation capturing a broad spectrum of industry-based energy efficiency policies. Energy efficiency options for the building sector include regulation, information and incentives.