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The importance of government effectiveness for transitions toward greater electrification in developing countries

Best, Rohan; Burke, Paul


Electricity is a vital factor underlying modern living standards, but there are many developing countries with low levels of electricity access and use. We seek to systematically identify the crucial elements underlying transitions toward greater electrification in developing countries. We use a cross-sectional regression approach with national-level data up to 2012 for 135 low- and middle-income countries. The paper finds that the effectiveness of governments is the most important governance...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Energies
DOI: 10.3390/en10091247

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