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Experimental Evidence on the Economics of Rural Electrification

Does Electrification Supercharge Economic Development?Published PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and Climate2020
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Electrification for ‘Under Grid’ Households in Rural KenyaPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and Climate2015
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Appliance Ownership and Aspirations among Electric Grid and Home Solar Households in Rural KenyaPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentEnvironment and Climate2016
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Does Solving Energy Poverty Help Solve Poverty? Not QuiteEnergy Institute Blog
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Despite $7 billion to ‘Power Africa’, why the continent is still in the darkReuters
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Does Providing Electricity to the Poor Reduce Poverty? Research Suggests Not QuiteForbes
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Does Electrification Help the Poor?Barcelona, SpainOctober 4, 2019
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New Evidence on the Economics of Rural ElectrificationAix-Marseille University, Aix-en-Provence, FranceJune 25, 2018
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Prospects for Rural Electrification in AfricaLisbon, PortugalJuly 14, 2016
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Prospects for Rural Electrification in AfricaGeorge Washington UniversityApril 28, 2016
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Does household electrification supercharge economic development?Vox
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Zimbabwe Hopes Rural Electrification Can Stop Deforestation. Here’s Why It Might Not WorkInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Spectrum
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Electricity does not change poor lives as much as was thoughtThe Economist
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Power Isn’t Water: Learnings from Kenya’s Rural Electrification EffortsBlum Center For Developing Economies
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Kenya races toward goal of electrifying every householdPBS NewsHour
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The Limits of Rural ElectrificationLSE Connect
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‘Cheaper’ energy still unaffordable to rural householdsThe Star
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Obama Thinks Solar Power Will Boost Kenya. Kenyans Aren’t So SureNational Public Radio
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Obama Thinks Solar Power Will Boost Kenya; Kenyans Aren’t So SureAlaska Public Media
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Obama Thinks Solar Power Will Boost Kenya. Kenyans Aren’t So Sure.Wisconsin Public Radio
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Despite $7 billion to ‘Power Africa,’ why the continent is still in the darkDaily Mail
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Despite foreign aid, Africa is still in the darkThe Gulf Today
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A new kind of development professional: The development engineerDevex
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Random AccessASME
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Electrification Causes Economic Growth, Right? Maybe NotIEEE Spectrum
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Does Electrification Really Cause Economic Growth?Carbon Nation
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