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Gunther Bensch

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Terminal Degree:2013 RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (from RePEc Genealogy)

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RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung

Essen, Germany
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Working papers

  1. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2017. "One-off subsidies and long-run adoption: Experimental evidence on improved cooking stoves in Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 685, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  2. Bensch, Gunther & Kreibaum, Merle & Mbegalo, Tukae & Peters, Jörg & Wagner, Natascha, 2016. "The status of energy access in three regions of Tanzania: Baseline report for an urban grid upgrading and rural extension project," RWI Materialien 111, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.
  3. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Huppertz, Max & Langbein, Jörg & Peters, Jörg, 2016. "Are promotion programs needed to establish off-grid solar energy markets? Evidence from rural Burkina Faso," Ruhr Economic Papers 653, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  4. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2016. "Enablers of strong cookstove sales through a purchase offer approach in rural Senegal: An explorative analysis," Ruhr Economic Papers 650, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  5. Bensch, Gunther & Kluve, Jochen & Stöterau, Jonathan, 2016. "The market-based dissemination of modern-energy products as a business model for rural entrepreneurs: Evidence from Kenya," Ruhr Economic Papers 635, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  6. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Sievert, Maximiliane, 2015. "The lighting transition in Africa: From kerosene to LED and the emerging dry-cell battery problem," Ruhr Economic Papers 579, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  7. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Langbein, Jörg & Peters, Jörg, 2015. "Impacts of access to solar energy on rural households: An evaluation of a Netherlands supported programme in Burkina Faso," RWI Materialien 95, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.
  8. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2014. "Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption - Evidence from Improved Cook Stoves in Burkina Faso," Ruhr Economic Papers 498, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  9. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2014. "The Intensive Margin of Technology Adoption - Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Rural Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 494, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  10. Bensch, Gunther, 2013. "Inside the Metrics – An Empirical Comparison of Energy Poverty Indices for Sub-Saharan Countries," Ruhr Economic Papers 464, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  11. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2012. "A Recipe for Success? Randomized Free Distribution of Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 325, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  12. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Sievert, Maximiliane, 2012. "Fear of the Dark? – How Access to Electric Lighting Affects Security Attitudes and Nighttime Activities in Rural Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 369, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  13. Bensch, Gunther & Kluve, Jochen & Peters, Jörg, 2011. "Impacts of Rural Electrification in Rwanda," IZA Discussion Papers 6195, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  14. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Schmidt, Christoph M., 2011. "Impact Evaluation of Productive Use – An Implementation Guideline for Electrification Projects," Ruhr Economic Papers 279, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  15. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2011. "Combating Deforestation? - Impacts of Improved Stove Dissemination on Charcoal Consumption in Urban Senegal," Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Berlin 2011 9, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics.
  16. Bensch, Gunther & Kluve, Jochen & Peters, Jörg, 2010. "Rural Electrification in Rwanda – An Impact Assessment Using Matching Techniques," Ruhr Economic Papers 231, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
  17. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Schraml, Linda, 2010. "Energy usage and socio-economic conditions in mozambique: Evidence from GTZ Electrification Project Regions," RWI Materialien 56, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.
  18. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2010. "Socio-economic impacts of rural electrification in Rwanda: An ex-ante assessment of GTZ activities," RWI Materialien 60, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.

Articles

  1. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2015. "The intensive margin of technology adoption – Experimental evidence on improved cooking stoves in rural Senegal," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 44-63.
  2. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2015. "Why do households forego high returns from technology adoption? Evidence from improved cooking stoves in Burkina Faso," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 116(C), pages 187-205.
  3. Gunther Bensch & Jörg Peters, 2013. "Alleviating Deforestation Pressures? Impacts of Improved Stove Dissemination on Charcoal Consumption in Urban Senegal," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 89(4), pages 676-698.
  4. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Schmidt, Christoph M., 2012. "Impact evaluation of productive use—An implementation guideline for electrification projects," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 186-195.
  5. Gunther Bensch & Jochen Kluve & Jörg Peters, 2011. "Impacts of rural electrification in Rwanda," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 3(4), pages 567-588, December.

Books

  1. Bensch, Gunther & Jersch, Nicolas & Kluve, Jochen & Stöterau, Jonathan, 2016. "Employment and income effects of improved cook stove and pico-solar interventions: An impact evaluation of the EnDev Kenya Programme," RWI Projektberichte, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, number 145965, March.
  2. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peter, Katharina & Peters, Jörg & Tasciotti, Luca, 2013. "Impact evaluation of improved stove use in Burkina: FAFASO," RWI Projektberichte, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, number 111422, March.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2017. "One-off subsidies and long-run adoption: Experimental evidence on improved cooking stoves in Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 685, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

    Cited by:

    1. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2016. "Enablers of strong cookstove sales through a purchase offer approach in rural Senegal: An explorative analysis," Ruhr Economic Papers 650, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

  2. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2016. "Enablers of strong cookstove sales through a purchase offer approach in rural Senegal: An explorative analysis," Ruhr Economic Papers 650, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

    Cited by:

    1. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2017. "One-off subsidies and long-run adoption: Experimental evidence on improved cooking stoves in Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 685, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

  3. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Sievert, Maximiliane, 2015. "The lighting transition in Africa: From kerosene to LED and the emerging dry-cell battery problem," Ruhr Economic Papers 579, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

    Cited by:

    1. Lenz, Luciane & Munyehirwe, Anicet & Peters, Jörg & Sievert, Maximiliane, 2015. "Does Large Scale Infrastructure Investment Alleviate Poverty? Impacts of Rwanda's Electricity Access Roll-Out Program," Ruhr Economic Papers 555, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    2. Duncan Chaplin & Arif Mamun & Ali Protik & John Schurrer & Divya Vohra & Kristine Bos & Hannah Burak & Laura Meyer & Anca Dumitrescu & Christopher Ksoll & Thomas Cook, "undated". "Grid Electricity Expansion in Tanzania by MCC: Findings from a Rigorous Impact Evaluation, Final Report," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 144768f69008442e96369195e, Mathematica Policy Research.
    3. Jörg Peters & Maximiliane Sievert, 2016. "Impacts of rural electrification revisited – the African context," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(3), pages 327-345, July.
    4. Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2016. "Solar off-grid markets in Africa: Recent dynamics and the role of branded products," Ruhr Economic Papers 619, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

  4. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2014. "Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption - Evidence from Improved Cook Stoves in Burkina Faso," Ruhr Economic Papers 498, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

    Cited by:

    1. Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2015. "Beer, Wood, and Welfare," Ruhr Economic Papers 538, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    2. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Huppertz, Max & Langbein, Jörg & Peters, Jörg, 2016. "Are promotion programs needed to establish off-grid solar energy markets? Evidence from rural Burkina Faso," Ruhr Economic Papers 653, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

  5. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2014. "The Intensive Margin of Technology Adoption - Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Rural Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 494, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

    Cited by:

    1. Grimm,Michael & Munyehirwe,Anicet & Peters,Jorg & Sievert,Maximiliane, 2016. "A first step up the energy ladder ? low cost solar kits and household's welfare in Rural Rwanda," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7859, The World Bank.
    2. Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2015. "Beer, Wood, and Welfare," Ruhr Economic Papers 538, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    3. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2015. "Why do households forego high returns from technology adoption? Evidence from improved cooking stoves in Burkina Faso," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 116(C), pages 187-205.
    4. Langbein, Jörg, 2017. "Firewood, smoke and respiratory diseases in developing countries: The neglected role of outdoor cooking," Ruhr Economic Papers 697, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    5. Cundale, Katie & Thomas, Ranjeeta & Malava, Jullita Kenala & Havens, Deborah & Mortimer, Kevin & Conteh, Lesong, 2017. "A health intervention or a kitchen appliance? Household costs and benefits of a cleaner burning biomass-fuelled cookstove in Malawi," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 183(C), pages 1-10.
    6. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2014. "Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption - Evidence from Improved Cook Stoves in Burkina Faso," Ruhr Economic Papers 498, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    7. Brooks, N. & Bhojvaid, V. & Jeuland, M.A. & Lewis, J.J. & Patange, O. & Pattanayak, S.K., 2016. "How much do alternative cookstoves reduce biomass fuel use? Evidence from North India," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 153-171.
    8. Langbein, Jörg & Peters, Jörg & Vance, Colin, 2017. "Outdoor cooking prevalence in developing countries and its implication for clean cooking policies," Ruhr Economic Papers 680, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    9. Jacopo Bonan & Pietro Battiston & Jaimie Bleck & Philippe LeMay Boucher & Stefano Pareglio & Bassirou Sarr & Massimo Tavoni, 2018. "Social Interaction and Technology Adoption: Experimental Evidence from Improved Cookstoves in Mali," Development Working Papers 431, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milano, revised 29 Jan 2018.
    10. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2016. "Enablers of strong cookstove sales through a purchase offer approach in rural Senegal: An explorative analysis," Ruhr Economic Papers 650, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    11. Kudo, Yuya & Shonchoy, Abu S. & Takahashi, Kazushi, 2017. "Short-term impacts of solar lanterns on child health : experimental evidence from Bangladesh," IDE Discussion Papers 646, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO).
    12. Bensch, Gunther & Kluve, Jochen & Stöterau, Jonathan, 2016. "The market-based dissemination of modern-energy products as a business model for rural entrepreneurs: Evidence from Kenya," Ruhr Economic Papers 635, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    13. Peters, Jörg, 2014. "Von Staaten, Märkten und Subventionen: Paradigmenwechsel in der Armutsbekämpfung?," RWI Materialien 85, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.
    14. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2017. "One-off subsidies and long-run adoption: Experimental evidence on improved cooking stoves in Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 685, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    15. Wouter C. Kersten & Nguyen H. Long & Jan Carel Diehl & Marcel R. M. Crul & Jo M. L. Van Engelen, 2017. "Comparing Performance of Biomass Gasifier Stoves: Influence of a Multi-Context Approach," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 9(7), pages 1-25, June.
    16. Jeuland, M.A. & Bhojvaid, V. & Kar, A. & Lewis, J.J. & Patange, O. & Pattanayak, S.K. & Ramanathan, N. & Rehman, I.H. & Tan Soo, J.S. & Ramanathan, V., 2015. "Preferences for improved cook stoves: Evidence from rural villages in north India," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(PB), pages 287-298.

  6. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2012. "A Recipe for Success? Randomized Free Distribution of Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 325, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

    Cited by:

    1. Niklas Vahlne & Erik O. Ahlgren, 2014. "Energy Efficiency at the Base of the Pyramid: A System-Based Market Model for Improved Cooking Stove Adoption," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 6(12), pages 1-21, November.
    2. Rema Hanna & Esther Duflo & Michael Greenstone, 2016. "Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 8(1), pages 80-114, February.
    3. Hassen, Sied & Köhlin, Gunnar, 2017. "Does purchase price matter for the waiting time to start using energy efficient technologies: Experimental evidence from rural Ethiopia?," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(C), pages 133-140.
    4. Beyene,Abebe D. & Bluffstone,Randall & Dissanayake,Sahan & Gebreegziabher,Zenebe & Martinsson,Peter & Mekonnen,Alemu & Toman,Michael A., 2015. "Can improved biomass cookstoves contribute to REDD+ in low-income countries ? evidence from a controlled cooking test trial with randomized behavioral treatments," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7394, The World Bank.
    5. Agurto Adrianzén, Marcos, 2013. "Improved cooking stoves and firewood consumption: Quasi-experimental evidence from the Northern Peruvian Andes," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 89(C), pages 135-143.
    6. Grant Miller & A. Mushfiq Mobarak, 2013. "Gender Differences in Preferences, Intra-Household Externalities, and Low Demand for Improved Cookstoves," NBER Working Papers 18964, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    7. Jacopo Bonan & Stefano Pareglio & Massimo Tavoni, 2014. "Access to Modern Energy: a Review of Impact Evaluations," Working Papers 2014.96, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
    8. Jeuland, M.A. & Bhojvaid, V. & Kar, A. & Lewis, J.J. & Patange, O. & Pattanayak, S.K. & Ramanathan, N. & Rehman, I.H. & Tan Soo, J.S. & Ramanathan, V., 2015. "Preferences for improved cook stoves: Evidence from rural villages in north India," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(PB), pages 287-298.

  7. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Sievert, Maximiliane, 2012. "Fear of the Dark? – How Access to Electric Lighting Affects Security Attitudes and Nighttime Activities in Rural Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 369, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

    Cited by:

    1. Gunther Bensch & Jörg Peters, 2013. "Alleviating Deforestation Pressures? Impacts of Improved Stove Dissemination on Charcoal Consumption in Urban Senegal," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 89(4), pages 676-698.
    2. Grimm,Michael & Munyehirwe,Anicet & Peters,Jorg & Sievert,Maximiliane, 2016. "A first step up the energy ladder ? low cost solar kits and household's welfare in Rural Rwanda," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7859, The World Bank.
    3. van de Walle, Dominique & Ravallion, Martin & Mendiratta, Vibhuti & Koolwal, Gayatri, 2013. "Long-term impacts of household electrification in rural India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6527, The World Bank.
    4. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Huppertz, Max & Langbein, Jörg & Peters, Jörg, 2016. "Are promotion programs needed to establish off-grid solar energy markets? Evidence from rural Burkina Faso," Ruhr Economic Papers 653, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

  8. Bensch, Gunther & Kluve, Jochen & Peters, Jörg, 2011. "Impacts of Rural Electrification in Rwanda," IZA Discussion Papers 6195, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Grimm,Michael & Munyehirwe,Anicet & Peters,Jorg & Sievert,Maximiliane, 2016. "A first step up the energy ladder ? low cost solar kits and household's welfare in Rural Rwanda," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7859, The World Bank.
    2. Hirmer, Stephanie & Cruickshank, Heather, 2014. "The user-value of rural electrification: An analysis and adoption of existing models and theories," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 34(C), pages 145-154.
    3. Barron, Manuel & Torero, Maximo, 2015. "Household Electri cation and Indoor Air Pollution," MPRA Paper 61424, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Julio Aguirre, 2017. "The Impact of Rural Electrification on Education: A Case Study from Peru," Lahore Journal of Economics, Department of Economics, The Lahore School of Economics, vol. 22(1), pages 91-108, Jan-June.
    5. Bensch, Gunther & Kluve, Jochen & Peters, Jörg, 2011. "Impacts of Rural Electrification in Rwanda," IZA Discussion Papers 6195, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    6. Lenz, Luciane & Munyehirwe, Anicet & Peters, Jörg & Sievert, Maximiliane, 2015. "Does Large Scale Infrastructure Investment Alleviate Poverty? Impacts of Rwanda's Electricity Access Roll-Out Program," Ruhr Economic Papers 555, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    7. Peters, Jörg & Sievert, Maximiliane & Lenz, Luciane & Munyehirwe, Anicet, 2015. "Impact evaluation of Netherlands supported programmes in the area of energy and development cooperation in Rwanda: The provision of grid electricity to households through the Electricity Access Roll-o," RWI Materialien 96, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.
    8. Duncan Chaplin & Arif Mamun & Ali Protik & John Schurrer & Divya Vohra & Kristine Bos & Hannah Burak & Laura Meyer & Anca Dumitrescu & Christopher Ksoll & Thomas Cook, "undated". "Grid Electricity Expansion in Tanzania by MCC: Findings from a Rigorous Impact Evaluation, Final Report," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 144768f69008442e96369195e, Mathematica Policy Research.
    9. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Sievert, Maximiliane, 2012. "Fear of the Dark? – How Access to Electric Lighting Affects Security Attitudes and Nighttime Activities in Rural Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 369, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    10. Dominique Van de Walle & Martin Ravallion & Vibhuti Mendiratta & Gayatri Koolwal, 2015. "Long-Term Gains from Electrification in Rural India," Post-Print halshs-01511017, HAL.
    11. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Schmidt, Christoph M., 2012. "Impact evaluation of productive use—An implementation guideline for electrification projects," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 186-195.
    12. Matinga, Margaret Njirambo & Annegarn, Harold J., 2013. "Paradoxical impacts of electricity on life in a rural South African village," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 58(C), pages 295-302.
    13. Jörg Peters & Maximiliane Sievert, 2016. "Impacts of rural electrification revisited – the African context," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(3), pages 327-345, July.
    14. van de Walle, Dominique & Ravallion, Martin & Mendiratta, Vibhuti & Koolwal, Gayatri, 2013. "Long-term impacts of household electrification in rural India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6527, The World Bank.
    15. Barron, Manuel & Torero, Maximo, 2014. "Electrification and Time Allocation:Experimental Evidence from Northern El Salvador," MPRA Paper 63782, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    16. Arvate, Paulo Roberto & Falsete, Filipe Ortiz & Ribeiro, Felipe Garcia & Souza, André Portela Fernandes de, 2016. "Lighting and violent crimes: evaluating the effect of an electrification policy in rural Brazil on violent crime reduction," Textos para discussão 408, FGV/EESP - Escola de Economia de São Paulo, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
    17. Rao, Narasimha D., 2013. "Does (better) electricity supply increase household enterprise income in India?," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 532-541.
    18. Tembo, Solomon T. & Mulenga, Brian P. & Sitko, Nicholas, 2015. "Cooking Fuel Choice in Urban Zambia: Implications on Forest Cover," Food Security Collaborative Working Papers 202883, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
    19. Manning, Dale T. & Means, Peter & Zimmerle, Daniel & Galvin, Kathleen & Loomis, John & Paustian, Keith, 2015. "Using contingent behavior analysis to measure benefits from rural electrification in developing countries: an example from Rwanda," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 86(C), pages 393-401.
    20. Jacopo Bonan & Stefano Pareglio & Massimo Tavoni, 2014. "Access to Modern Energy: a Review of Impact Evaluations," Working Papers 2014.96, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.

  9. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Schmidt, Christoph M., 2011. "Impact Evaluation of Productive Use – An Implementation Guideline for Electrification Projects," Ruhr Economic Papers 279, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

    Cited by:

    1. Klintenberg, P. & Wallin, F. & Azimoh, L.C., 2014. "Successful technology transfer: What does it take?," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 807-813.
    2. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Sievert, Maximiliane, 2012. "Fear of the Dark? – How Access to Electric Lighting Affects Security Attitudes and Nighttime Activities in Rural Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 369, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    3. Matinga, Margaret Njirambo & Annegarn, Harold J., 2013. "Paradoxical impacts of electricity on life in a rural South African village," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 58(C), pages 295-302.

  10. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2011. "Combating Deforestation? - Impacts of Improved Stove Dissemination on Charcoal Consumption in Urban Senegal," Proceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Berlin 2011 9, Verein für Socialpolitik, Research Committee Development Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2012. "A Recipe for Success? Randomized Free Distribution of Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 325, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    2. Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2012. "Improved cooking stoves that end up in smoke?," RWI Positionen 52, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.
    3. Elisabeth Dresen & Ben DeVries & Martin Herold & Louis Verchot & Robert Müller, 2014. "Fuelwood Savings and Carbon Emission Reductions by the Use of Improved Cooking Stoves in an Afromontane Forest, Ethiopia," Land, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 3(3), pages 1-21, September.

  11. Bensch, Gunther & Kluve, Jochen & Peters, Jörg, 2010. "Rural Electrification in Rwanda – An Impact Assessment Using Matching Techniques," Ruhr Economic Papers 231, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

    Cited by:

    1. Ujjayant Chakravorty & Martino Pelli & Beyza Ural Marchand, 2013. "Does the Quality of Electricity Matter? Evidence from Rural India," CESifo Working Paper Series 4457, CESifo Group Munich.
    2. Peters, Jörg & Vance, Colin & Harsdorff, Marek, 2011. "Grid Extension in Rural Benin: Micro-Manufacturers and the Electrification Trap," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 39(5), pages 773-783, May.
    3. Antonio Estache & Caroline Philippe, 2012. "The Impact of Private Participation in Infrastructure in Developing Countries: Taking Stock of about 20 Years of Experience," Working Papers ECARES ECARES 2012-043, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
    4. Navarro, Adoracion M., 2013. "Cost Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Sitio and Household Electrification Programs," Discussion Papers DP 2013-32, Philippine Institute for Development Studies.

  12. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Schraml, Linda, 2010. "Energy usage and socio-economic conditions in mozambique: Evidence from GTZ Electrification Project Regions," RWI Materialien 56, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.

    Cited by:

    1. Srivastava, Leena & Goswami, Anandajit & Diljun, Gaurang Meher & Chaudhury, Saswata, 2012. "Energy access: Revelations from energy consumption patterns in rural India," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 47(S1), pages 11-20.
    2. Nielsen, Thea & Schunemann, Franziska & McNulty, Emily & Zeller, Manfred & Nkonya, Ephraim M. & Kato, Edward & Meyer, Stefan & Anderson, Weston & Zhu, Tingju & Queface, Antonio & Mapemba, Lawrence, 2015. "The food-energy-water security nexus: Definitions, policies, and methods in an application to Malawi and Mozambique:," IFPRI discussion papers 1480, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

  13. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2010. "Socio-economic impacts of rural electrification in Rwanda: An ex-ante assessment of GTZ activities," RWI Materialien 60, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung.

    Cited by:

    1. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Schmidt, Christoph M., 2012. "Impact evaluation of productive use—An implementation guideline for electrification projects," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 186-195.

Articles

  1. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2015. "The intensive margin of technology adoption – Experimental evidence on improved cooking stoves in rural Senegal," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 44-63.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2015. "Why do households forego high returns from technology adoption? Evidence from improved cooking stoves in Burkina Faso," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 116(C), pages 187-205.

    Cited by:

    1. Michalscheck, M. & Groot, J.C.J. & Kotu, B. & Hoeschle-Zeledon, I. & Kuivanen, K. & Descheemaeker, K. & Tittonell, P., 2018. "Model results versus farmer realities. Operationalizing diversity within and among smallholder farm systems for a nuanced impact assessment of technology packages," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 162(C), pages 164-178.
    2. Cundale, Katie & Thomas, Ranjeeta & Malava, Jullita Kenala & Havens, Deborah & Mortimer, Kevin & Conteh, Lesong, 2017. "A health intervention or a kitchen appliance? Household costs and benefits of a cleaner burning biomass-fuelled cookstove in Malawi," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 183(C), pages 1-10.
    3. Abay, Kibrom A. & Blalock, Garrick & Berhane, Guush, 2017. "Locus of control and technology adoption in developing country agriculture: Evidence from Ethiopia," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 143(C), pages 98-115.
    4. Langbein, Jörg & Peters, Jörg & Vance, Colin, 2017. "Outdoor cooking prevalence in developing countries and its implication for clean cooking policies," Ruhr Economic Papers 680, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    5. Grimm, Michael & Lenz, Luciane & Peters, Jörg & Sievert, Maximiliane, 2018. "Demand for off-grid solar electricity: Experimental evidence from Rwanda," Ruhr Economic Papers 745, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    6. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2016. "Enablers of strong cookstove sales through a purchase offer approach in rural Senegal: An explorative analysis," Ruhr Economic Papers 650, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    7. Kibrom A. Abay & Guush Berhane & Garrick Blalock, 2018. "Locus of Control and Technology Adoption in Africa: Evidence from Ethiopia," Working Papers PMMA 2018-04, PEP-PMMA.
    8. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2017. "One-off subsidies and long-run adoption: Experimental evidence on improved cooking stoves in Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 685, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    9. Jeuland, M.A. & Bhojvaid, V. & Kar, A. & Lewis, J.J. & Patange, O. & Pattanayak, S.K. & Ramanathan, N. & Rehman, I.H. & Tan Soo, J.S. & Ramanathan, V., 2015. "Preferences for improved cook stoves: Evidence from rural villages in north India," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(PB), pages 287-298.

  3. Gunther Bensch & Jörg Peters, 2013. "Alleviating Deforestation Pressures? Impacts of Improved Stove Dissemination on Charcoal Consumption in Urban Senegal," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 89(4), pages 676-698.

    Cited by:

    1. D'Agostino, Anthony L. & Urpelainen, Johannes & Xu, Alice, 2015. "Socio-economic determinants of charcoal expenditures in Tanzania: Evidence from panel data," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 472-481.
    2. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2015. "Why do households forego high returns from technology adoption? Evidence from improved cooking stoves in Burkina Faso," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 116(C), pages 187-205.
    3. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2015. "The intensive margin of technology adoption – Experimental evidence on improved cooking stoves in rural Senegal," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 44-63.
    4. Beyene,Abebe D. & Bluffstone,Randall & Dissanayake,Sahan & Gebreegziabher,Zenebe & Martinsson,Peter & Mekonnen,Alemu & Toman,Michael A., 2015. "Can improved biomass cookstoves contribute to REDD+ in low-income countries ? evidence from a controlled cooking test trial with randomized behavioral treatments," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7394, The World Bank.
    5. Joshi, Janak & Bohara, Alok K., 2017. "Household preferences for cooking fuels and inter-fuel substitutions: Unlocking the modern fuels in the Nepalese household," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 107(C), pages 507-523.
    6. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2014. "Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption - Evidence from Improved Cook Stoves in Burkina Faso," Ruhr Economic Papers 498, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    7. Brooks, N. & Bhojvaid, V. & Jeuland, M.A. & Lewis, J.J. & Patange, O. & Pattanayak, S.K., 2016. "How much do alternative cookstoves reduce biomass fuel use? Evidence from North India," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(C), pages 153-171.
    8. Langbein, Jörg & Peters, Jörg & Vance, Colin, 2017. "Outdoor cooking prevalence in developing countries and its implication for clean cooking policies," Ruhr Economic Papers 680, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.
    9. Jacopo Bonan & Pietro Battiston & Jaimie Bleck & Philippe LeMay Boucher & Stefano Pareglio & Bassirou Sarr & Massimo Tavoni, 2018. "Social Interaction and Technology Adoption: Experimental Evidence from Improved Cookstoves in Mali," Development Working Papers 431, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milano, revised 29 Jan 2018.
    10. Beyene,Abebe D. & Bluffstone,Randall & Gebreegziabher,Zenebe & Martinsson,Peter & Mekonnen,Alemu & Vieider,Ferdinand, 2015. "The improved biomass stove saves wood, but how often do people use it ? evidence from a randomized treatment trial in Ethiopia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7297, The World Bank.
    11. Beyene,Abebe & Bluffstone,Randy & Gebreegzhiaber,Zenebe & Martinsson,Peter & Mekonnen,Alemu & Vieider,Ferdinand, 2015. "Do improved biomass cookstoves reduce fuelwood consumption and carbon emissions ? evidence from rural Ethiopia using a randomized treatment trial with electronic monitoring," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7324, The World Bank.
    12. Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2013. "Impact evaluation of improved stove use among dolo-beer breweries in Burkina Faso: FAFASO," RWI Projektberichte, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, number 111431, March.
    13. Beltramo, Theresa & Blalock, Garrick & Levine, David I. & Simons, Andrew M., 2015. "The effect of marketing messages and payment over time on willingness to pay for fuel-efficient cookstoves," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 333-345.
    14. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peter, Katharina & Peters, Jörg & Tasciotti, Luca, 2013. "Impact evaluation of improved stove use in Burkina: FAFASO," RWI Projektberichte, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, number 111422, March.
    15. Jagger, Pamela & Jumbe, Charles, 2016. "Stoves or sugar? Willingness to adopt improved cookstoves in Malawi," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 92(C), pages 409-419.
    16. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg, 2017. "One-off subsidies and long-run adoption: Experimental evidence on improved cooking stoves in Senegal," Ruhr Economic Papers 685, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, University of Duisburg-Essen.

  4. Bensch, Gunther & Peters, Jörg & Schmidt, Christoph M., 2012. "Impact evaluation of productive use—An implementation guideline for electrification projects," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 186-195.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  5. Gunther Bensch & Jochen Kluve & Jörg Peters, 2011. "Impacts of rural electrification in Rwanda," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 3(4), pages 567-588, December.
    See citations under working paper version above.

Books

  1. Bensch, Gunther & Grimm, Michael & Peter, Katharina & Peters, Jörg & Tasciotti, Luca, 2013. "Impact evaluation of improved stove use in Burkina: FAFASO," RWI Projektberichte, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, number 111422, March.

    Cited by:

    1. Arevalo, Javier, 2016. "Improving woodfuel governance in Burkina Faso: The experts׳ assessment," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 1398-1408.
    2. Grimm, Michael & Peters, Jörg, 2013. "Impact evaluation of improved stove use among dolo-beer breweries in Burkina Faso: FAFASO," RWI Projektberichte, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, number 111431, March.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 11 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (11) 2011-07-27 2012-01-03 2015-06-13 2015-06-13 2015-10-10 2016-02-17 2016-10-02 2016-11-06 2016-11-20 2017-02-19 2017-04-23. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2011-07-27 2012-01-03 2015-06-13. Author is listed
  3. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (2) 2012-01-03 2017-02-19
  4. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2015-06-13 2017-04-23
  5. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2015-06-13 2017-04-23
  6. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2017-04-23
  7. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2016-10-02
  8. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2011-07-27

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