On September 19th, 2022, Mateus Souza presented some of his work at the LSE Environment Week. The conference gathered top researchers in the field of environmental and energy economics. The full programme can be found here.
Mateus presented his paper entitled “Energy Efficiency Can Deliver for Climate Policy: Evidence from Machine Learning-Based Targeting.” This is joint work with Peter Christensen, Paul Francisco, Erica Myers, and Hansen Shao. The authors show how a machine-learning based targeting design can help improve the cost-effectiveness of residential energy efficiency programs.
More details can be found in their NBER Working Paper.