Jim is a nationally recognized expert at applying econometrics and statistical methodology to evaluate behavior-based energy efficiency and demand response programs. He has evaluated programs for BC Hydro, PPL Electric, Snohomish Public Utility District, Avista, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland General Electric, and Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions among other organizations.
Jim was co-author of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Uniform Methods Project Behavior-Based Evaluation Protocols and author of the Uniform Methods Project Strategic Energy Management Evaluation Protocols. His peer-reviewed, published research focuses on household decision-making and behavior, collective action problems, and market diffusion of technologies and products. He has presented on impact evaluation of behavior-based programs at many industry conferences.
Jim holds a doctorate in economics from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining Cadmus, he was an assistant professor of economics at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals.
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