peer-reviewed publications

Is energy the golden thread? A systematic review of the impacts of modern and traditional energy use in low- and middle-income countriesRenewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, forthcoming. With M Jeuland, T R Fetter, Y Li, S Pattanayak, R Bluffstone, C Chávez, H Girardeau, S Hassen, P Jagger, M Jaime, M Karumba, G Köhlin, L Lenz, E Litzow, L Masatsugu, M A Naranjo, J Peters, P Qin, R Ruhinduka, M Serrano-Medrano, M Sievert, E Sills, and M Toman
📡 Coverage: Brookings InstitutionDuke Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

Preferences and the effectiveness of behavior-change interventions: Evidence from adoption of improved cookstoves in India
Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 7(2), 2020, 305343. With M Jeuland, S Pattanayak, and J-S Tan-Soo.
🔑 Ungated 

Experimental evidence on promotion of electric and improved biomass cookstovesProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116(27), 2019, 1328213287With S Pattanayak,  M Jeuland, J Lewis, N Brooks, V Bhojvaid, A Kar, L Lipinski, L Morrison, O Patange, N Ramanathan, I Rehman, R Thadani, M Vora, and V Ramanathan.
🔑 Ungated

The Price of Purity: Willingness to pay for air and water purification technologies in Rajasthan, India. Environmental and Resource Economics, 73(4), 2019, 10731100With A Shannon, M Jeuland, and S Pattanayak.
🔑 Ungated  🔒 Gated

What are households willing to pay for improved water access? Results from a meta-analysis. Ecological Economics 136, 2017, 126135. With G Van Houtven, S Pattanayak, and J-C Yang.
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Can economic incentives enhance adoption and use of a household energy technology? Evidence from a pilot study in Cambodia. Environmental Research Letters 12(3), 2017, 035009. With J Steele and M Jeuland.
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working papers

Fracking, farmers, and rural electrification in India. Ruhr Economic Papers № 864, 2020. With T R Fetter. Submitted.

NGOs and the effectiveness of interventions. UNU-WIDER Working Paper № 2018/59, 2018. With M Jeuland and S Pattanayak. Revisions requested by Review of Economics and Statistics.
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The more choice, the better? Evidence from experimental auctions in rural Senegal. With M Jeuland and O Ndiaye.