Blog posts about results from solar microgrid study

We discuss the results from our solar microgrid study in light of broader challenges for rural electrification in two recently published blog posts. One is available from the Ideas for India (I4I) website and the other one from VoxDev. Check these out and let us know what you think!

Paper out in Science Advances

Our paper about the socioeconomic effects of basic energy access in rural India has been published with Science Advances. Based on a randomized controlled trial, we find that basic lighting reduces household’s kerosene use, but the effects on local development are small. The University of Glasgow issues a press release and The Economist picked up on the story.

Upcoming MPSA and EPSA conferences

I am excited to present my work at MPSA (April 6-9, 2017) and EPSA (June 22-24, 2017) as the next two upcoming conference events. I will be presenting revised versions of my work on firm compliance in European carbon markets (MPSA) and on country differences in multilateral agreements (EPSA). I will also present my co-authored paper (with Michael Aklin) on estimating direct, indirect, and total effects at both conferences. I look forward to seeing you and many good discussions!

EITM Europe 2017

I am pleased to announce that I will be joining this year’s EITM Europe Summer Institute faculty and will be teaching a course on “(Mixed) Methods in International Relations: Theory and Applications.” The summer school will take place at the Collegio Carlo Alberto in Turin from June 24 – July 8, 2017. The two week program offers four core courses on:

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