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Meera Mahadevan is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan’s Department of Economics. Her research interests include energy and environmental economics, behavioral economics and development. She is particularly interested in how political and institutional features can affect the public provision of basic goods such as electricity, in developing countries like India. Before starting her Ph.D., Meera worked at the Poverty and Inequality Unit at the World Bank in Washington DC. She holds an M.Sc. in Economics for Development from the University of Oxford, and a B.A. (Hons.) from Delhi University.
Posts by Meera Mahadevan
Although power generation has been growing exponentially in India, the quality of electricity supply remains poor. This article argues that political corruption is among the root causes behind unrelia...
- Meera Mahadevan
- 21 January, 2019