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Dr. Gunther Bensch

Researcher in the research department "Environment and Resources" ”

Dr. Gunther Bensch

Gunther Bensch is researcher in the department "Environment and Resources" at RWI. His general fields of research are environment and energy economics and policy, with a special emphasis on the empirical evaluation of development policies such as improved cookstoves and electrification interventions.

He has been conducting large-scale household and enterprise surveys in Indonesia, India and several countries across Africa. Related works have been published in journals such as Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Land Economics, and Journal of Development Effectiveness.

Gunther Bensch holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Bonn and a PhD in Economics from the Ruhr University Bochum.

Research Interests

Energy and Environmental Economics, Development Economics, Impact Evaluation, Applied Econometrics

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Dr. Gunther Bensch

RWI - Leibniz-Institut für
Hohenzollernstraße 1-3
D - 45128 Essen

Phone: +49 (201) 8149-245
Fax: +49 (201) 8149-200