“Electrification to Grow Manufacturing? Evidence from Nepal” (with Hope Thompson and Zhenxuan Wang). Feb 2021 Version.
- Media: Ways & Means podcast on related work in Nepal.
“Cleaning Up the Rust Belt: Housing Market Impacts of Removing Legacy Pollutants” (with Alecia Cassidy and Michael Moore). Feb 2021 Version.
“Smart Meters and the Returns to Electricity Quality Improvements” (with Ruslan Isaev, Arstan Omuraliev, and Zhenxuan Wang). August 2020 Version
- Media: IGC project website
“Price perception and electricity demand” (with Shaun McRae). 2016 version.
Published and accepted papers
“Rethinking Energy Efficiency in the Developing World” (with Meredith Fowlie). Feb 2020 version Accepted at Review of Environmental Economics and Policy.
“Energy Efficiency and Electricity Reliability” (with Eliana Carranza). Nov 2019 version. Forthcoming at Review of Economics and Statistics.
“Is Water Security Necessary? An Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Climate Hazards on National Level Economic Growth” (with C.Brown and Y.B. Ghile). Special Issue on Water Security of Philosophical Transactions A. 2013, 371(2002).
“Willingness to Pay for Cleaner Water in Less Developed Countries: Systematic Review of Experimental Evidence” (with J.G. Hombrados, M. Kremer, E. Miguel, C. Null and A. P. Zwane) International Initiative for Impact Evaluation Systematic Review 006, May 2012
“Hydroclimatic risk to economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa” (with C. Brown, K. Hunu, and W. Yu). 2011. Climatic Change, 106(4): 621-647.
Examples of on-going research
“Smart Meters, Infrastructure Improvements, and Institutional Innovations: Evidence from Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan on COVID and Power System Resilience” (with Husnain Ahmad, Ayesha Ali, Victoria Plutshack, Zhenxuan Wang, Javed Younas, Ruslan Isaev, Arstan Omuraliev)
“Reducing Roof-top Solar Power Supply Delivery Costs in India” (with Meera Mahadevan and Takashi Yamano)
Permanent working papers
“Culture and the Persistence of Gender Roles: Evidence through Natural Experiments in Central Asia”