Niclas Moneke

Niclas Moneke is an associate professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford. His research interests center on Energy & Environmental Economics, Development Economics and International Trade.

Content by Niclas Moneke
  • Publication - Policy Brief

    ICT investments on productivity: The example of mobile towers in Ethiopia

    After experiencing sustained and high economic growth, Ethiopia entered a reform period to realign economic incentives and encourage private sector-driven growth. Investments in the information, communication, and technology (ICT) sector have emerged as one potential engine of future growth and productivity. This includes the construction of mobile towers and giving...

    27 Jul 2022 | Niclas Moneke

  • Project

    Electrification of schools in Zambia

    In the 7th National Development Plan, the Government of Zambia strives to establish an integrated approach to national development that coordinates development across sectors. For this purpose, it is crucial to understand complementarities in the provision of public services across sectors. The objective of this project is to map the electrification of schools in Zambia...

    1 Nov 2019 | Torsten Figueiredo Walter, Niclas Moneke

  • Project

    Electrification and economic growth in Myanmar

    After decades of economic isolation, Myanmar now sees electrification as a national priority for growth. However, Myanmar is starting from energy poverty, as per capita levels are one-fourth of India’s, one-tenth of Vietnam’s or about one-two hundredth of America’s. The government of Myanmar initiated a National Electrification Plan (NEP) to bring electricity to...

    10 Oct 2019 | Robin Burgess, Michael Greenstone, Tim Dobermann, Niclas Moneke, Nicholas Ryan

  • Project

    Electrification effects on firm productivity in Ethiopia

    Policymakers and academics are still in the dark about how exactly energy investments translate into growth in developing countries, and in particular how increased electrical capacity drives industrialisation. Using data on how Ethiopia’s electricity grid has expanded over time, this project estimated the impact of electrification on medium and large firms'...

    10 May 2017 | Niclas Moneke