peer-reviewed publications

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, forthcoming. With M Jeuland, S Pattanayak, and J-S Tan-Soo.
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Experimental evidence on promotion of electric and improved biomass cookstovesProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116(27), 2019, 13282-13287With 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, 1073-1100With 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, 126-135. With G Van Houtven, S Pattanayak, and J-C Yang.
🔑 Ungated  🔒 Gated

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. 2019. With T R Fetter.
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Is energy the golden thread? A systematic review of the impacts of modern and traditional energy use in low- and middle-income countries. With T R FetterM JeulandY Li, and S Pattanayak. Submitted.

NGOs and the effectiveness of interventions. UNU-WIDER Working Paper № 2018/59, 2018. With M Jeuland and S Pattanayak.
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selected works in progress

Evaluating the effectiveness of household energy interventions in rural Senegal using experimental and quasi-experimental methods
With M JeulandL Lenz, E Litzow, S Mbaye, O Ndiaye, J Peters, and M Sievert.

The health impacts of coal plants in the developing world. With G Barrows, T Garg, M Jagnani, and A Jha.