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Power for all : electricity access challenge in India (Inglés)

India has led the developing world in addressing rural energy problems. By late 2012, the national electricity grid had reached 92 percent of India’s rural villages, about 880 million people. ... Vea más +

Publicación 92223 OCT 29, 2014

Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Barnes, Douglas; Singh, Bipul; Mayer, Kristy; Samad, Hussain

Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh (Inglés)

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in raising living standards and reducing poverty, particularly in previously lagging regions. Rapid solar home system (SHS) expansion in Bangladesh to some 3 million rural households by early 2014 has drawn the attention of donors and governments of other countries. ... Vea más +

Publicación 91349 OCT 08, 2014

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Samad, Hussain A.; Sadeque, Zubair K. M.; Asaduzzaman, Mohammed; Yunus, Mohammad; Haque, A. K. Enamul

Dynamic effects of microcredit in Bangladesh (Inglés)

This paper uses long panel survey data spanning over 20 years to examine the dynamics of microcredit programs in Bangladesh. With the phenomenal growth of microfinance institutions representing 30 million members with over $2 billion of annual disbursement over the past two decades, it is important to understand the dynamics of microcredit expansion and its induced impact on household welfare. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6821 MAR 01, 2014

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Samad, Hussain A.

The benefits of solar home systems :an analysis from Bangladesh (Inglés)

The Government of Bangladesh, with help from the World Bank and other donors, has provided aid to a local agency called Infrastructure Development Company Limited and its partner organizations to devise a credit scheme for marketing solar home system units and making these an affordable alternative to grid electricity for poor people in remote areas. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6724 DEC 01, 2013

Samad, Hussain A.; Khandker, Shahidur R.; Asaduzzaman, M.; Yunus, Mohammad

Addressing household air pollution : a case study in rural Madagascar (Inglés)

Household air pollution is the second leading cause of disease in Madagascar, where more than 99 percent of households rely on solid biomass, such as charcoal, wood, and crop waste, as the main cooking fuel. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6627 SEP 01, 2013

Dasgupta, Susmita; Martin, Paul; Samad, Hussain A.

Welfare impacts of rural electrification : evidence from Vietnam (Inglés)

This brief summarizes the welfare impacts of rural electrification: evidence from Vietnam for the period 2000-2004. Access to electricity is a key to any development initiative and there is a growing body of literature on the impact of rural electrification on development. ... Vea más +

Resumen 81520 AUG 14, 2013

Khandker, Shahidur; Barnes, Douglas; Samad, Hussain; Minh, Nguyen Huu

Are microcredit borrowers in Bangladesh over-indebted ? (Inglés)

Microcredit programs in Bangladesh have experienced spectacular growth in recent years, with a growing number of borrowers availing credit from multiple microcredit agencies. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6574 AUG 01, 2013

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Faruqee, Rashid; Samad, Hussain A.

Are microcredit participants in Bangladesh trapped in poverty and debt ? (Inglés)

This paper addresses whether microcredit participants in Bangladesh are trapped in poverty and debt, as many critics have argued in recent years. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6404 APR 01, 2013

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Samad, Hussain A.

Does access to finance matter in microenterprise growth ? evidence from Bangladesh (Inglés)

In less-developed economies such as Bangladesh, the farm sector is the major source of employment and income, while the rural nonfarm sector provides as an additional source of income. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6333 JAN 01, 2013

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Samad, Hussain A.; Ali, Rubaba

Seasonal hunger and its mitigation in North-West Bangladesh (Inglés)

Seasonal hunger may result from seasonality of agriculture when households fail to smooth income and consumption. Using household survey data from the northwest region of Bangladesh, this paper examines alternative measures of seasonal hunger, and provides some evidence to support policies and programs needed to mitigate seasonal hunger. ... Vea más +

Artículo de periódico 79391 NOV 20, 2012

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Khalily, M. A. Baqui; Samad, Hussain A.

Who benefits most from rural electrification ? evidence in India (Inglés)

This paper applies an econometric analysis to estimate the average and distribution benefits of rural electrification using rich household survey data from India. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS6095 JUN 01, 2012

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Samad, Hussain A.; Ali, Rubaba; Barnes, Douglas F.

Can social safety nets alleviate seasonal deprivation ? evidence from northwest Bangladesh (Inglés)

This paper examines the role of social safety-net programs in Bangladesh run by the government and nongovernmental organizations to mitigate seasonal deprivation in the countryapos;s highly vulnerable northwest region. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS5865 OCT 01, 2011

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Khaleque, M. Abdul; Samad, Hussain A.

Power and people : the benefits of renewable energy in Nepal (Inglés)

A large section of the Nepalese population is deprived of electricity coverage despite huge hydropower potential, particularly in rural areas. About 63 percent of Nepalese households lack access to electricity and depend on oil-based or renewable energy alternatives. ... Vea más +

Publicación 63667 JUL 29, 2011

Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Singh, Avjeet; Samad, Hussain

Quantifying Carbon and distributional benefits of solar home system programs in Bangladesh (Inglés)

Scaling-up adoption of renewable energy technology, such as solar home systems, to expand electricity access in developing countries can accelerate the transition to low-carbon economic development. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS5545 JAN 01, 2011

Wang, Limin; Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit; Cosgrove-Davies, Mac; Samad, Hussain

Quantifying carbon and distributional benefits of renewable energy programs : the Bangladesh case study on solar home systems (Inglés)

Scaling-up adoption of renewable energy technology-such as solar home systems (SHS)-to expand electricity access in developing countries can accelerate the transition to low-carbon economic development. ... Vea más +

Boletín informativo 59204 JAN 01, 2011

Wang, Limin; Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit; Cosgrove-Davies, Mac; Samad, Hussain

Energy poverty in rural and urban India : are the energy poor also income poor ? (Inglés)

Energy poverty is a frequently used term among energy specialists, but unfortunately the concept is rather loosely defined. Several existing approaches measure energy poverty by defining an energy poverty line as the minimum quantity of physical energy needed to perform such basic tasks as cooking and lighting. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS5463 NOV 01, 2010

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Barnes, Douglas F.; Samad, Hussain A.

Seasonal migration to mitigate income seasonality : evidence from Bangladesh (Inglés)

In northwest Bangladesh, some 36 percent of poor households migrate every year during the lean (monga) period to cope with seasonal deprivation. ... Vea más +

Artículo de periódico 79367 AUG 01, 2010

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Khalily, M. A. Baqui; Samad, Hussain A.

Seasonal and extreme poverty in Bangladesh : evaluating an ultra-poor microfinance project (Inglés)

Microfinance is often criticized for not adequately addressing seasonality and hard-core poverty. In Bangladesh, a program known as PRIME was introduced in 2006 to address both concerns. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS5331 JUN 01, 2010

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Khalily, M. A. Baqui; Samad, Hussain A.

Energy access, efficiency, and poverty : how many households are energy poor in Bangladesh ? (Inglés)

Access to energy, especially modern sources, is a key to any development initiative. Based on cross-section data from a 2004 survey of some 2,300 households in rural Bangladesh, this paper studies the welfare impacts of household energy use, including that of modern energy, and estimates the household minimum energy requirement that could be used as a basis for an energy poverty line. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS5332 JUN 01, 2010

Barnes, Douglas F.; Khandker, Shahidur R.; Samad, Hussain A.

Handbook on impact evaluation : quantitative methods and practices (Inglés)

This book reviews quantitative methods and models of impact evaluation. The formal literature on impact evaluation methods and practices is large, with a few useful overviews. ... Vea más +

Publicación 52099 OCT 13, 2009

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Koolwal, Gayatri B.; Samad, Hussain A.

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Power for all : electricity access challenge in India (Inglés)
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OCT 29, 2014 92223 Publicación
Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh (Inglés)
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OCT 08, 2014 91349 Publicación
Dynamic effects of microcredit in Bangladesh (Inglés)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6821 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
The benefits of solar home systems :an analysis from Bangladesh (Inglés)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6724 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Addressing household air pollution : a case study in rural Madagascar (Inglés)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6627 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Welfare impacts of rural electrification : evidence from Vietnam (Inglés)
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AUG 14, 2013 81520 Resumen
Are microcredit borrowers in Bangladesh over-indebted ? (Inglés)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6574 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Are microcredit participants in Bangladesh trapped in poverty and debt ? (Inglés)
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APR 01, 2013 WPS6404 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Does access to finance matter in microenterprise growth ? evidence from Bangladesh (Inglés)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6333 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Seasonal hunger and its mitigation in North-West Bangladesh (Inglés)
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NOV 20, 2012 79391 Artículo de periódico
Who benefits most from rural electrification ? evidence in India (Inglés)
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JUN 01, 2012 WPS6095 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Can social safety nets alleviate seasonal deprivation ? evidence from northwest Bangladesh (Inglés)
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OCT 01, 2011 WPS5865 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Power and people : the benefits of renewable energy in Nepal (Inglés)
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JUL 29, 2011 63667 Publicación
Quantifying Carbon and distributional benefits of solar home system programs in Bangladesh (Inglés)
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JAN 01, 2011 WPS5545 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Quantifying carbon and distributional benefits of renewable energy programs : the Bangladesh case study on solar home systems (Inglés)
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JAN 01, 2011 59204 Boletín informativo
Energy poverty in rural and urban India : are the energy poor also income poor ? (Inglés)
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NOV 01, 2010 WPS5463 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Seasonal migration to mitigate income seasonality : evidence from Bangladesh (Inglés)
Vea más +
AUG 01, 2010 79367 Artículo de periódico
Seasonal and extreme poverty in Bangladesh : evaluating an ultra-poor microfinance project (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 01, 2010 WPS5331 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Energy access, efficiency, and poverty : how many households are energy poor in Bangladesh ? (Inglés)
Vea más +
JUN 01, 2010 WPS5332 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Handbook on impact evaluation : quantitative methods and practices (Inglés)
Vea más +
OCT 13, 2009 52099 Publicación