Energy for all
Energy is a crucial input along the journey of development. In developing countries, getting people to pay for electricity is one of the biggest obstacles to expanding access to energy. Our most influential research in this area looks at the social norm of electricity as a right and its unintended consequences for expanding access, demand for and supply of energy, and the social and economic impacts of electrification.
Energy: A summary of IGC research
Charging ahead: Prepaid electricity
The global energy challenge
Pre-paid electricity metering and its effects on the poor
The social and economic impacts of electrification: Evidence from Kenya
When price is not the whole story: Why rural consumers in Rwanda have low demand for electricity
A global database of rural electrification
IGC India Research Conference: Evidence for inclusive growth
Star power: Maharashtra starts rating industries by emissions
Flexible payment plans for improved access to off-grid energy in Pakistan
Do school electrification and provision of digital media deliver educational benefits?
Don’t shoot the messenger – electricity theft and trust in Karachi, Pakistan
Ideas for India panel discussion on financing development in India
Non-price energy conservation and household energy consumption: Experimental evidence from Bangladesh