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WE find that construction of toilets reduces sexual assaults on women, but do not discern consistent changes in rapes. Our findings for sexual assaults are robust to a variety of controls...

4 July 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India

Renewables are cheaper than coal power in India. 
New research shows that this is true even after accounting for the intermittency of renewables due to the high pollution from coal that causes...

24 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India

Wasting in children under-five is a form of acute malnutrition, a predictor of under-five child mortality and of increased risk of future episodes of stunting and/or wasting. In India, national…

1 December 2021 | Peer Reviewed | India

Abstract The sustainability of global fisheries has emerged as a major concern for the future of marine biodiversity. In the spheres of seafood production and consumption, strict regulation of…

17 August 2021 | Peer Reviewed | India

The chapter by Shoibal Chakravarty and E. Somonathan focuses on coal, which accounts for a whopping 64% of India’s CO2 emissions in 2021. Since coal combustion also releases other deadly pollutants…

11 October 2021 | Book Chapter | India

Abstract Using spatially disaggregated district-level data from India, this study has investigated the impact of climate change, especially rising temperature, on land use in agriculture or cropping…

17 August 2021 | Peer Reviewed | India

This publication explains how market-based instruments can be utilized to improve air quality, water, and waste management in Asia. Asia has experienced massive economic growth, characterized by rapid…

10 August 2021 | Books | India, China, Vietnam

Hotter years are associated with lower economic output in developing countries. The study shows that the effect of temperature on labor is an important part of the explanation. Using microdata from…

22 September 2021 | Peer Reviewed | India

This study investigates the causal link between electrification and the adoption of modern (and cleaner) cooking fuels, more specifically Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). In order to correct for the…

24 June 2021 | Peer Reviewed | India

We compare the effects of price and quantity instruments (an emissions tax and a quota with tradable permits) on the incentive to innovate to reduce the cost of an emission-free technology. We assume…

25 November 2020 | Peer Reviewed | India