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Does rural electrification cause economic development?

The last unelectrified Indian village is now connected to the grid. Given the large investments required for these infrastructure projects, value-for-money is an important consideration. Examining the...

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बिजली की कटौती को कम करने हेतु बिजली संयंत्रों की प्रोत्साहन राशि निश्चित करना

भारत में अपेक्षाकृत उच्च गुणवत्ता वाले बुनियादी ढांचे और बिजली संयंत्रों की पर्याप्त आपूर्ति के बावजूद, उपभोक्ताओं को लगातार बिजली की कटौती का सामना करना पड़ता है। यह लेख भारत में ब्लैकआउट के सन्दर्भ ...

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Fixing incentives for power plants to reduce outages

Consumers in India face frequent power outages despite relatively high-quality infrastructure and ample supply of power plants. This article identifies a novel explanation for India’s blackouts: whe...

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Examining Covid-19 travel restrictions in developing countries

At the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the developing world took many of the same policy steps as developed nations to contain the spread, including lockdowns. This article uses evidence from India t...

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