Day 2: Research session – Energy

Renewable electricity evaluations

Presenting and discussing the latest research on the valuation of renewable energy, and its contribution to economic growth. Topics include the effect of decentralisation and external returns on mass-scale electrification. Featuring evaluations of the demand for and benefits of electrification in India, Tanzania, and Ethiopia.

Chair: Michael Greenstone (Research Programme Director, IGC Energy Programme, University of Chicago)


  • Tessa Bold (Lead Academic, IGC Uganda; Goethe University Frankfurt)
  • David Lagakos (Lead Academic, IGC Ghana; University of California)
  • Anant Sudarshan (University of Chicago)