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Lighting Up the Last Mile: The Benefits and Costs of Extending Electricity to the Rural Poor

What role does electricity play in improving people’s lives? An analysis of the Philippines suggests that the benefits of rural electrification may be significantly high, even in the very short run.

Working Paper by Ujjayant Chakravorty, Kyle Emerick, and Majah-Leah Ravago — July 26, 2016

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Authors

Ujjayant Chakravorty

Kyle Emerick

Majah-Leah Ravago