Electric heating and the effects of temperature on household electricity consumption in South Africa
The Energy Journal. 2020. Vol 41, No. 4: 209-230
[Paper available here] [Executive summary] [IAEE]
Hardware, apps, and surveys at scale: Insights from measuring grid reliability in Accra, Ghana
N. Klugman, J. Adkins, S. Berkouwer, K. Abrokwah, I. Bobashev, P. Pannuto, M. Podolsky, A. Suseno, R. Thatte, C. Wolfram, J. Taneja, and P. Dutta. July 2019. The second annual ACM SIGCAS Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies (COMPASS '19)
[Paper available here]
Credit, attention, and externalities in the adoption of energy efficient technologies by low-income households, with J. T. Dean.
[Paper available here] [Online Appendix] [World Bank coverage]
Disbursing emergency relief through utilities: Evidence from Ghana, with P. Biscaye, S. Puller, and C. Wolfram.
[Paper available here] [NBER WP #28818] [Online Appendix]
Decomposing political favoritism in Kenyan mass electrification, with C. Wolfram, F. Vial, E. Hsu, O. Kim, and E. Miguel.
Available upon request.
Promoting accountability in public projects: Donors, audits, and rural electrification, with C. Wolfram, E. Miguel, and E. Hsu.
[Paper available here] [EDI WP]
Research in Progress
Echo chambers: Political affiliation drives biases in reported experience, with J. Adkins, N. Klugman, S. Puller, and C. Wolfram.
The economics of long-term grid reliability, with C. Wolfram and S. Puller.
[3ie RIDIE Registration ID 928]
Money or Power? Choosing Covid-19 Aid in Kenya, with E. Hsu, O. Kim, K. Lee, E. Miguel, and C. Wolfram.
[AEA RCT Registration ID 5941]
Dis-aggregating policy indices reveals reliability and voltage inequality in urban Africa, with J. Adkins, R. Warren, I. Ferrall, and N. Klugman
The health consequences of reduced charcoal usage, with J.T. Dean.
Mitigating climate risk through parametric insurance, with J. Dean