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Projets d’accès à l’électricité : comment en mesurer les bénéfices ?

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  • Clara Kayser-Bril
  • Pascal Augareils

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Beyond the global consensus that electricity access programs have important positive impacts, the actual benefits are difficult to assess precisely. The causal chain method allows us to define what ?benefits? mean, but how can they be measured in the field? The authors review several approaches to that end and give concrete examples from two real-life cases: a calculation of consumer surplus for rural electrification in Liberia, and a survey of the perceived benefits of a suburban electrification project in Chad.

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  • Clara Kayser-Bril & Pascal Augareils, 2016. "Projets d’accès à l’électricité : comment en mesurer les bénéfices ?," Mondes en développement, De Boeck Université, vol. 0(4), pages 77-92.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:meddbu:med_176_0077
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