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Inequalities in LPG and electricity consumption in India : The role of caste, tribe, and religion
(2018-02) - Journal article
This paper examines the role of caste, tribe, and religion in determining energy inequality in India. We provide evidence by using the National Sample Survey Organisation data from the 68th round (2011–12) of 87,753 ...
On the persistence of output fluctuations in high technology sectors
(School of Economics and Finance, University of St Andrews, 2000) - Working or discussion paper
Fatás (2000) argues that in a cross-section analysis of countries there exists a positive correlation between long-term growth rates and the persistence of output fluctuations. The current paper extends this line of ...
Spatial takeoff in the first industrial revolution
(University of St Andrews, 2014-01) - Working or discussion paper
Using the framework of Desmet and Rossi-Hansberg (forthcoming), we present a model of spatial takeoff that is calibrated using spatially-disaggregated occupational data for England in c.1710. The model predicts changes in ...
Dirty little secrets : inferring fossil-fuel subsidies from patterns in emission intensities
(University of St Andrews, 2017-03-06) - Working or discussion paper
I develop a unique database of international fossil-fuel subsidies by examining country specific patterns in carbon emission-to-GDP ratios, known as emission-intensities. For most - but not all - countries, intensities ...