|ERIC MONNIER is a senior researcher in social sciences in the Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment in Paris , heading a research team concerned with technology and social change. He has conducted a number of evaluations of energy conservation programs in France on behalf of the Agence Francaise pour la Maîtrise de I'Energie. His publications include Energis au Foyer ( 1985) Paris: MULT. He is a civil engineer a Ph.D. in sociology.|
|GEORGE GASKELL is a senior lecturer in social psychology at the London School of Economics. His research includes studies of consumption feedback, consumer decision making, and energy efficiency in low-income households. He is joint coordinator of a seven country cemparative study on local energy conservation schemes funded in part by the Commission-of the European Communities. This project will be published in 1986 as Public Policies and Private Actions: A Multinational Study of Local Energy Conservation Schemes. Aldershot, England: Gower.|
|PETER ESTER is head of the Department of Social Reporting at the Social and Cultural Planning Bureau of the Netherlands. Before this he directed the social science research group of the Institute of Environmental Studies at the Free University of Amsterdam. He has published many articles and books on energy and environmental issues including Consumer Behaviour and Energy Conservation ( 1984) Dordrecht: Nijhoff. He has a degree in sociology and a Ph.D. in economics.|
|BERNWARD JOERGES is a professor of sociology at the Technical University in Berlin and a Research Fellow of the Wissenschaftszentrum, Berlin. He has published on environmental and energy issues including "Unsere tagliche Energie" in Soziale Welt ( 1985), a discussion of the social implication of new techology. He is joint coordinator with George Gaskell of the multinational project described above. He has a degree in psychology and a Ph.D. in sociology.|
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Publication information: Book title: Consumer Behavior and Energy Policy:An International Perspective. Contributors: Eric Monnier - Editor, George Gaskell - Editor, Peter Ester - Editor, Bernward Joerges - Editor, Bruno LaPillonne - Editor, Cees Midden - Editor, Louis Puiseux - Editor. Publisher: Praeger. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1986. Page number: 345.