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Do women leaders improve environmental outcomes? Evidence from crop fires in India

This study looks at how women leadership improves environmental outcomes. Using satellite data from India, it compares incidence of crop fires between constituencies where women narrowly won or lost e...

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सौर ऊर्जा को अपनाने के लिए सूचना-संबंधी बाधाओं को कम करना: भारत से प्रायोगिक साक्ष्य

अभी भी बड़ी संख्या में लोगों को विश्वसनीय और उच्च गुणवत्ता वाली बिजली आपूर्ति नहीं हो रही है। इस अंतर को ऑफ-ग्रिड सौर प्रौद्योगिकियां कम कर सकती हैं,तथापि इन्हें कम अपनाया गया है। इस लेख में तीन भारती...

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Reducing information barriers to solar adoption: Experimental evidence from India

A large number of people lack access to reliable and high-quality electricity supply. Off-grid solar technologies can fill this gap, but adoption remains low. This article looks at the role of informa...

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Out of power? Political capture of the Indian electricity sector

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...

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