Climate Change in Developing Countries

Publications

Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

2020

Sievert, M. und J. Steinbuks (2020), Willingness to Pay for Electricity Access in Extreme Poverty : Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa. World Development 128 DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2019.104859

Bensch, G. und J. Peters (2020), One-off subsidies and long-run adoption – Experimental evidence on improved cooking stoves in Senegal. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 102 (1): 72-90. DOI: 10.1093/ajae/aaz023

Grimm, M., L. LenzJ. Peters and M. Sievert (2020), Demand for Off-Grid Solar Electricity – Experimental Evidence from Rwanda. Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 7 (3): 417-454. DOI: 10.1086/707384

Seiglie, J., M. Marcus, C. Ebert, N. Prodromidis, P. Geldsetzer, M. Theilmann und K. Agoudavi (2020), Diabetes Prevalence and Its Relationship With Education, Wealth, and BMI in Twenty-Nine Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Diabetes Care 43 (4): 767-775. DOI: 10.2337/dc19-1782

2019

Kalkuhl, M., J. C. Steckel, L. Montrone, M. Jakob, J. Peters, and O. Edenhofer (2019), Successful coal phase-out requires new models of development. Nature Energy 4 (11), 897-900. DOI: 10.1038/s41560-019-0500-5

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

Geldsetzer, P., J. Manne-Goehler , M. Marcus, C. Ebert, Z. Zhumadilov und C. Wesseh (2019), The state of hypertension care in 44 low-income and middle-income countries: a cross-sectional study of nationally representative individual-level data from 1·1 million adults. The Lancet 394 (10199): 652-662. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30955-9  

Manne-Goehler , J., P. Geldsetzer, K. Agoudavi und C. Ebert (2019), Health system performance for people with diabetes in 28 low- and middle-income countries: A cross-sectional study of nationally representative surveys. PLOS Medicine 16 (3) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002751

2018

Bauer, M., N. Fiala und I. Levely (2018), Trusting Former Rebels: An Experimental Approach to Understanding Reintegration after Civil War. Economic Journal 128 (613): 1786-1819. DOI: 10.1111/ecoj.12503

Bensch, G., M. Grimm, M. Huppertz, J. Langbein und J. Peters (2018), Are Promotion Programs Needed to Establish Off-Grid Solar Energy Markets? Evidence from Rural Burkina Faso. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 90 : 1060-1068. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2017.11.003

Blattman, C., N. Fiala and M. Emeriau (2018), Do anti-poverty programs sway voters? Experimental evidence from Uganda. The Review of Economics and Statistics 100 (5): 891-905.

Calderone, M., N. Fiala, S. Sadhu und L. Sarr, “Financial Education and Savings Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment among Low Income Clients of Branchless Banking in India”. Economic Development and Cultural Change 66 (4): 793-825. DOI: 10.1086/697413

Lenz, L., L. Montenbruck und 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

Peters, J., J. Langbein und G. Roberts (2018), Generalization in the Tropics – Development Policy, Randomized Controlled Trials, and External Validity. World Bank Research Observer 33 (1): 34-64. DOI: 10.1093/wbro/lkx005

2017

Bekchanov, M., A. Sood, A. Pinto und M. Jeuland (2017), Systematic Review of Water-Economy Modeling Applications. Journal of Water Resource and Protection 143 (8). DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR. 1943-5452.0000793

Brown, J., A. Hamoudi, M. Jeuland und G. Turrini (2017), Seeing, believing, and behaving: Heterogeneous effects of an information intervention on household water treatment. Journal of Environmental Economics & Management 86: 141-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.jeem.2016.08.005

Fiala, N., und X. He (2017), Unitary or Noncooperative Intrahousehold Model? Evidence from Couples in Uganda. The World Bank Economic Review, 30 (Supplement_1), S77-S85.

Grimm, M., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters und 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.

Jeuland, M., X. Wu und D. Whittington (2017), Infrastructure Development and the Economics of Cooperation in the Eastern Nile. Water International 42 (2): 121-141. DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2017.1278577

Lenz, L., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters und 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.

Peters, J. (2017), Infrastructure and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa - A Review. Journal of Development Studies 53 (3): 460-462.

Rango, T., A. Vengosh, M. Jeuland, T. Whitford und R. Tekle-Haimanot (2017), Biomarkers of chronic fluoride exposure in groundwater in a highly exposed population. Science of the Total Environment 596: 1-11

Usmani, F., J. Steele und M. Jeuland (2017), Can economic incentives enhance adoption and sustained use of a household energy technology? Evidence from a pilot study in Cambodia. Environmental Research Letters 12 (3) download

2016

Grimm, M. und J. Peters (2016), Solar off-grid markets in Africa - Recent dynamics and the role of branded products. Fields Actions Science Reports (FACTS) (15): 160-163.

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

Peters, J., J. Langbein und G. Roberts (2016), Policy Evaluation, Randomized Controlled Trials and External Validity - A Systematic Review. Economics Letters 147 : 51-54.

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

2015

Bensch, G. und J. Peters (2015), The Intensive Margin of Technology Adoption - Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Rural Senegal. Journal of Health Economics 42 : 44-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2015.03.006

Bensch, G., M. Grimm und J. Peters (2015), Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption? Evidence from Improved Cooking Stoves in Burkina Faso. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 116 : 187-205. DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2015.04.023

Grimm, M. und J. Peters (2015), Beer, Wood, and Welfare - The Impact of Improved Stove Use among Dolo-beer Breweries. PLOS ONE 10 (8) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132603 

Peters, J. (2015), Von Staaten, Märkten und Subventionen - Paradigmenwechsel in der Armutsbekämpfung?. List Forum für Wirtschafts- und Finanzpolitik 41 (1): 45-52. DOI: 10.1007/s41025-015-0002-6 

Peters, J., M. Sievert und 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

 

Discussion Papers

2019

Blattman, C., N. Fiala und S. Martinez (2019), The Long Term Impacts of Grants on Poverty: 9-Year Evidence from Uganda’s Youth Opportunities Program. Ruhr Economic Papers #802. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788930 download

Ebert, C. und S. Vollmer (2019), Child-specific son preference, birth order and cognitive skills in early childhood. Courant Research Centre 'Poverty, Equity and Growth' #264. download

2018

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

Dahal, M. und N. Fiala (2018), What Do We Know about the Impact of Microfinance? The Problems of Power and Precision. Ruhr Economic Papers #756. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788880 download

Barriga, A. und N. Fiala (2018), The Supply Chain for Seed in Uganda: Where Does It All Go Wrong? Ruhr Economic Papers #754. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788876 download

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

2017

Andor, M., A. Gerster, J. Peters und C. M. Schmidt (2017), Social Norms and Energy Conservation Beyond the US. Ruhr Economic Papers #714. RGS, RUB, RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788833 download

Bensch, G. und J. Peters (2017), One-off Subsidies and Long-Run Adoption – Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal. Ruhr Economic Papers #685. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788795 download

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

Langbein, J., J. Peters und C. Vance (2017), Outdoor Cooking Prevalence in Developing Countries and its Implication for Clean Cooking Policies. Ruhr Economic Papers #680. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788788 download

Peters, J., J. Langbein und G. Roberts (2017), Generalization in the Tropics – Development Policy, Randomized Controlled Trials, and External Validity. Ruhr Economic Papers #716. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788835 download

2016

Bensch, G., M. Grimm, M. Huppertz, J. Langbein und J. Peters (2016), Are Promotion Programs Needed to Establish Off-Grid Solar Energy Markets? Evidence from Rural Burkina Faso. Ruhr Economic Papers #653. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788759 download

Bensch, G. und J. Peters (2016), Enablers of Strong Cookstove Sales through a Purchase Offer Approach in Rural Senegal - An Explorative Analysis. Ruhr Economic Papers #650. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788756 download

Gallier, C., J. Langbein und C. Vance (2016), That’s My Turf: An Experimental Analysis of Territorial Use Rights for Fisheries in Indonesia. Ruhr Economic Papers #651. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788757 download

Gallier, C., J. Langbein und C. Vance (2016), That's my Turf: An Experimental Analysis of Territorial Use Rights for Fisheries in Indonesia. ZEW-Discussion Paper #46. download

Grimm, M., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters und 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.

Grimm, M. und J. Peters (2016), Solar Off-Grid Markets in Africa – Recent Dynamics and the Role of Branded Products. Ruhr Economic Papers #619. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788721 download

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

Peters, J. (2016), Infrastructure and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa – A Review. Ruhr Economic Papers #628. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788730 download

2015

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

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

Grimm, M. and J. Peters (2015), Beer, Wood, and Welfare. Ruhr Economic Papers #538. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788616 download

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

Peters, J., J. Langbein and G. Roberts (2015), Policy Evaluation, Randomized Controlled Trials, and External Validity – A Systematic Review. Ruhr Economic Papers #589. RWI. DOI: 10.4419/86788684 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

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

 

Other Publications

2019

Peters, J. (2019), Experimente für eine bessere Entwicklungspolitik Der Nobelpreis für Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee und Michael Kremer scheidet die Geister. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Link zum Artikel

Steckel, J. und J. Peters (2019), Klimaschutz – Keine Moralpredigt, bitte! Zeit Online (05.09.2019). Link zum Artikel

2016

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

Peters, J. (2016), Q&A on Investments in Cookstoves. WASHplus Weekly 217. download

Peters, J. (2016), Entwicklungshilfe neu denken. Süddeutsche Zeitung (9.1.2016).

2015

Bensch, G., A. Munyehirwe, J. Peters und 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

2017

Fels, K. und J. Peters (2017), Energie für alle, aber richtig. ZEIT ONLINE download

Lenz, L. und J. Peters (2017), Lighting up rural Africa: How much do the poor value electricity and can they afford paying for it?. Duke Household Energy and Health Initiative download

Toman, M. und J. Peters (2017), Rural electrification: How much does Sub-Saharan Africa need the grid?. World Bank: Let’s Talk Development download

2015

Peters, J. and G. Bensch (2015), Improved Biomass Cooking to Fight Climate Change and Poverty. Environment for Development (EfD) Blog download

Peters, J. and K. Fels (2015), Mehr als ein guter Deal für den Klimaschutz: Verbesserte Kochtechnologien für Afrika. bilanz.de RWI Ökonomix download

 

Contributions to Books

2015

Peters, J. (2015), Von Staaten, Märkten und Subventionen - Paradigmenwechsel in der Armutsbekämpfung?. In: Amelung, A., und C. Fugger (ed.), Entwicklungspolitik auf dem Prüfstand. Köln: Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik an der Universität zu Köln. 51-55 download

 

Monographs (Author)

2015

Bensch, G., M. Grimm, J. Langbein and J. Peters (2015), Impacts of Access to Solar Energy on Rural Households. An Evaluation of a Netherlands Supported Programme in Burkina Faso. RWI Materialien 95. Essen: RWI. download

Peters, J. (2015), Diskussionspapier: Von Staaten, Märkten und Subventionen – Paradigmenwechsel in der Armutsbekämpfung?. RWI Materialien 85. Essen: RWI. download

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

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.

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