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
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
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