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Akshaya Jha is Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy. His research interests lie at the intersection of energy and environmental economics and industrial organisation. His research uses a combination of economic modelling and causal inference techniques to quantify the economic and environmental costs and benefits of a wide range of policies affecting the electricity and coal sectors. In recent work, he has examined the introduction of financial trading to California’s wholesale electricity market, the phase-out of nuclear power in Germany, the dramatic growth of rooftop solar capacity in Western Australia, and the determinants of electricity blackouts in India.
He received a Bachelors in Economics and Statistics from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.
Posts by Akshaya Jha
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 ...
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...