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Publications at RWI Dr. Maximiliane Sievert

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

2019

Grimm, M., L. Lenz, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2019), Demand for Off-Grid Solar Electricity – Experimental Evidence from Rwanda. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (forthcoming)

Peters, J., M. Sievert and M. Toman (2019), Rural Electrification through Mini-Grids: Challenges ahead. Energy Policy 132 : 27-31. DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2019.05.016 

2018

Lenz, L., L. Montenbruck and M. Sievert (2018), Accidents caused by kerosene lamps—New evidence from African household data. WIREs Energy and Environment 7 (4) DOI: 10.1002/wene.293 

2017

Bensch, G., J. Peters and M. Sievert (2017), The lighting transition in rural Africa — From kerosene to battery-powered LED and the emerging disposal problem. Energy for Sustainable Development 39 : 13-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.esd.2017.03.004 

Lenz, L., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2017), Does Large Scale Infrastructure Investment Alleviate Poverty? Impacts of Rwanda's Electricity Access Roll-Out Program. World Development 89 (17): 88-110. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2016.08.003 

Grimm, M., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2017), A First Step up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household's Welfare in Rural Rwanda.. World Bank Economic Review 31 (3): 631-649. DOI: 10.1093/wber/lhw052 

2016

Peters, J. and M. Sievert (2016), Impacts of Rural Electrification Revisited – The African Context. Journal of Development Effectiveness 8 (3): 327-345. DOI: 10.1080/19439342.2016.1178320 

Peters, J., A. Schoofs and M. Sievert (2016), Preferences over Bank and Family Loans in Rural Rwanda. Journal of International Development 28 (4): 623-630. DOI: 10.1002/jid.3217 

2015

Peters, J., M. Sievert and C. Strupat (2015), Impacts of a Micro-Enterprise Clustering Program on Firm Performance in Ghana. European Journal of Development Research 27 (1): 99-121. DOI: 10.1057/ejdr.2014.18 

2013

Bensch, G., J. Peters and M. Sievert (2013), Fear of the Dark? – How Access to Electric Lighting Affects Security Attitudes and Nighttime Activities in Rural Senegal. Journal of Rural and Community Development 8 (1): 1-19.

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Articles in Other Journals

2015

Peters, J. and M. Sievert (2015), Électrification rurale en réseau et hors réseau: réexamen des impacts et des considérations de coût. Revue d'Économie du Développement 23 (3): 85-104.

2012

Frondel, M., C. M. Schmidt and M. Sievert (2012), Hohe Benzinpreise – kein Grund für Aktionismus. Internationales Verkehrswesen 65 (5): 2-4.

Discussion Papers

2019

Sievert, M. and J. Steinbuks (2019), Willingness to Pay for Electricity Access in Extreme Poverty : Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper #8906. download

Grimm, M., L. Lenz, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2019), Demand for Off-Grid Solar Electricity – Experimental Evidence from Rwanda. USAEE Working Paper #19411. DOI: 10.2139/3399004

2018

Peters, J., M. Sievert and M. Toman (2018), Rural Electrification through Mini-Grids: Challenges Ahead. Ruhr Economic Papers #781. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788909 download

Grimm, M., L. Lenz, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2018), Demand for Off-Grid Solar Electricity – Experimental Evidence from Rwanda. Ruhr Economic Papers #745. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788865 download

2017

Grimm, M., L. Lenz, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2017), Demand for solar off-grid electricity – Experimental evidence from Rwanda. ZEW-Discussion Paper #232.

Lenz, L., L. Montenbruck and M. Sievert (2017), Accidents Caused by Kerosene Lamps – New Evidence from African Household Data. Ruhr Economic Papers #679. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788787 download

2016

Grimm, M., L. Lenz, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2016), Demand for solar off-grid electricity – Experimental evidence from Rwanda. IZA Discussion Paper #10427. DOI: 10.2139/3399004

Grimm, M., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2016), A First Step up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household's Welfare in Rural Rwanda. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper #7859.

2015

Peters, J., A. Schoofs and M. Sievert (2015), Preferences over Bank and Family Loans in Rural Rwanda. Ruhr Economic Papers #588. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788683 download

Bensch, G., J. Peters and M. Sievert (2015), The Lighting Transition in Africa – From Kerosene to LED and the Emerging Dry-Cell Battery Problem. Ruhr Economic Papers #579. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788669 download

Sievert, M. (2015), Rural Electrification and Domestic Violence in Sub–Saharan Africa. Ruhr Economic Papers #570. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788656 download

Peters, J. and M. Sievert (2015), Impacts of Rural Electrification Revisited – The African Context. Ruhr Economic Papers #556. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788637 download

Lenz, L., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2015), Does Large Scale Infrastructure Investment Alleviate Poverty? Impacts of Rwanda’s Electricity Access Roll-Out Program. Ruhr Economic Papers #555. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788636 download

Grimm, M., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2015), A First Step Up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household’s Welfare in Rural Rwanda. Ruhr Economic Papers #554. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788635 download

2014

Grimm, M., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2014), A First Step up the Energy Ladder? Low Cost Solar Kits and Household’s Welfare in Rural Rwanda. IZA Discussion Paper #8594. download

2013

Peters, J., M. Sievert and C. Strupat (2013), Impacts of a Micro-Enterprise Clustering Program on Firm Performance in Ghana. Ruhr Economic Papers #407. RWI, RGS Econ. DOI: 10.4419/86788462 download

2012

Bensch, G., J. Peters and M. Sievert (2012), Fear of the Dark? – How Access to Electric Lighting Affects Security Attitudes and Nighttime Activities in Rural Senegal. Ruhr Economic Papers #369. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788424 download

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Other Publications

2016

Bensch, G., M. Sievert, J. Langbein and N. Kneppel (2016), Effects and mechanisms of market-based reforms on access to electricity in developing countries: a systematic review. 3ie Systematic Review.

2015

Bensch, G., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters and M. Sievert (2015), Protocol: The Effects of Market-based Reforms on Access to Electricity in Developing Countries: A Systematic Review of the Evidence on Effectiveness, Cost-effectiveness and Mechanisms. 3ie. download

Electronic Publications

2018

Peters, J. and M. Sievert (2018), How electricity changes lives: a Rwandan case study. The Conversation download

Contributions to Books

2013

Peters, J., M. Sievert and C. Vance (2013), Firm Performance and Electricity Usage in Small Manufacturing and Service Firms in Ghana. In: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (ed.), Productive Use of Energy – PRODUSE - Measuring Impacts of Electrification on Small and Micro-Enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. 75-94

Monographs (Author)

2018

Schoofs, A., M. Sievert and N. Verrinder (2018), Impact assessment of CARE’s Financial Inclusion Interventions in Rwanda’s Southern Province (Endline Report). Johannesburg: Genesis Analytics.

2015

Peters, J., M. Sievert, L. Lenz and A. Munyehirwe (2015), Impact Evaluation of Netherlands Supported Programmes in the Area of Energy and Development Cooperation in Rwanda. RWI Materialien 96. Essen: RWI. download

Sievert, M. (2015), Rural Electrification and Poverty Reduction - Empirical Insights from Sub-Saharan Africa. Bochum: Ruhr-Universität Bochum; Dissertation.

Peters, J. and M. Sievert (2015), The Provision of Electricity to Rural Communities through Micro-Hydro Power in Rural Indonesia. RWI Materialien 88. Essen: RWI. download

2012

Frondel, M., C. M. Schmidt and M. Sievert (2012), Der Markt macht’s: Hohe Benzinpreise sind kein Grund für politischen Aktionismus. RWI Positionen 50. Essen: RWI. download

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