Johannes Urpelainen

Johns Hopkins SAIS

Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment

1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036-1984

United States

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Scholarly Papers (54)

1.

United States Non-Cooperation and the Paris Agreement

Climate Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2017
Johannes Urpelainen and Thijs Van de Graaf
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Ghent University
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Paris Agreement, Climate Change, Donald Trump

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The Strategy of Sustainable Energy Transitions: Political Competition and Path Dependence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Michaël Aklin and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 213 (134,994)
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Environmental, Political Competition, Path Dependency, Energy

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All Policies are Glocal: International Enviromental Policymaking with Strategic Subnational Governments

British Journal of Political Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2013
Michael M. Bechtel and Johannes Urpelainen
Washington University in St. Louis and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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International agreements, international negotiations, environmental policy, climate policy, subnational policymaking,

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Interests, Institutions, and Climate Policy: A General Theory

Published as Llewelyn Hughes and Johannes Urpelainen, “Interests, Institutions, and Climate Policy: Explaining the Choice of Policy Instruments for the Energy Sector,” Environmental Science & Policy, Vol. 54 (2015), pp. 52-63.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Llewelyn Hughes and Johannes Urpelainen
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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energy policy, institutions, climate change

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Solar Products for Poor Rural Communities as a Business: Lessons from a Successful Project in Uttar Pradesh, India

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Sep 2014
Johannes Urpelainen and Semee Yoon
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Yonsei University - UIC & Graduate School of International Studies
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solar home systems, demonstration effects, rural electrification, off-grid electricity, energy access, energy poverty, India

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International Institutions and Domestic Politics: Can Preferential Trading Agreements Help Leaders Promote Economic Reform?

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2011
Leonardo Baccini and Johannes Urpelainen
McGill University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Instruments of Political Control: National Oil Companies, Oil Prices, and Petroleum Subsidies

Comparative Political Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
Andrew Cheon, Maureen Lackner and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University, Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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petroleum subsidies, fuel subsidies, national oil companies, political economy

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The Domestic Preconditions for International Policy Diffusion: The Case of Environmental Ministries

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Michaël Aklin and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 108 (237,789)
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Environmental, Democratization, Policy Diffusion, National Institutions, Survival Models

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Strategic Side Payments: Preferential Trading Agreements, Economic Reform, and Foreign Aid

Forthcoming in The Journal of Politics
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Leonardo Baccini and Johannes Urpelainen
McGill University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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foreign aid, reform, trade agreement

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Electric Utilities and American Climate Policy: Lobbying by Expected Winners and Losers

Journal of Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Dec 2014
Sung Eun Kim, Johannes Urpelainen and Joonseok Yang
Columbia University, Johns Hopkins SAIS and Columbia University
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environmental politics; climate policy; lobbying; electricity; energy; American politics

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Solar Power for Street Vendors? Problems with Centralized Charging Stations in Urban Markets

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
David Szakonyi and Johannes Urpelainen
George Washington University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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solar power, distributed energy generation, energy poverty, urbanization, informal economy, India

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Your Place or Mine? Institutional Capture and the Creation of Overlapping International Institutions

British Journal of Political Science (2013)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Nov 2013
Johannes Urpelainen and Thijs Van de Graaf
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Ghent University
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international institutions; transaction costs; institutional capture; institutional overlap; bargaining

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Household Energy Access and Expenditure in Developing Countries: Evidence from India, 1987-2010

Energy for Sustainable Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Meir Alkon, Harish S.P. and Johannes Urpelainen
Princeton University - Department of Political Science, College of William & Mary and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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energy access, energy poverty, sustainable development, India, survey analysis

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The Institutional Foundations of Sustainability: What Can We (Not) Learn from Political Economy?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 May 2014
Marion Dumas and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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sustainable development, sustainability, politics, political science, political institutions

15.

Fuel Stacking in India: Changes in the Cooking and Lighting Mix, 1987-2010

Forthcoming in Energy
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Aug 2014
Chao-yo Cheng and Johannes Urpelainen
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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India, fuel stacking, lighting, cooking, household surveys, energy access

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Willingness to Pay for Solar Lanterns: Does the Trial Period Play a Role?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Sep 2014
Semee Yoon, Johannes Urpelainen and Milind Kandlikar
Yonsei University - UIC & Graduate School of International Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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technology adoption, solar power, renewable energy, willingness to pay, experimental economics

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Satellite Data for the Social Sciences: Measuring Rural Electrification with Nighttime Lights

International Journal of Remote Sensing (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2017
Eugenie Dugoua, Ryan Kennedy and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University, University of Houston - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Night Lights, India, Electrification, Economic Development, Remote Sensing

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Path Dependence, Political Competition, and Renewable Energy Policy: A Dynamic Model

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 19 Aug 2014
Marion Dumas, James Rising and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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renewable energy; sustainable energy transitions; political economy; computational models

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Technology Competition and International Cooperation: Friends or Foes?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jul 2011
Sung Eun Kim and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Trust in Government and Subsidy Reform: Evidence from a Survey of Indian Farmers

Studies in Comparative International Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Meir Alkon and Johannes Urpelainen
Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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subsidies; social policies; trust; electricity; public opinion

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Removing Fuel Subsidies: How Can International Organizations Support National Policy Reforms?

International Environmental Agreements, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Joel Smith. and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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fuel subsidies, energy policy, international organizations, policy reform

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Early Electrification and the Quality of Service: Evidence from Rural India

Energy for Sustainable Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Feb 2018
Daniel Robert Thomas and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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energy access; rural electrification; India

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Geographic and Socio-Economic Barriers to Rural Electrification: New Evidence from Indian Villages

Energy Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 Mar 2017
Eugenie Dugoua, Ruinan Liu and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University, Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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India, rural electrification, energy poverty, public policy

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Access to Modern Fuels and Satisfaction with Cooking Arrangements: Survey Evidence from Rural India

Energy for Sustainable Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 14 Mar 2017
Sandra Baquié and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Energy Poverty, Energy Access, Cooking Fuels, Survey Research, India

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Distributed Power Generation in National Rural Electrification Plans: An International and Comparative Evaluation

Energy Research and Social Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Apr 2018
Siyuan Ma and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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rural electrification; distributed energy; energy access; energy policy

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Preparing for a Long Run: What Explains Variation in Countries’ Vulnerability to International Shocks?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jun 2011
Michaël Aklin and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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market failure, international shocks, governance, corruption, energy market

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Economics of Household Technology Adoption in Developing Countries: Evidence From Solar Technology Adoption in Rural India

Energy Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Mar 2018
Michaël Aklin, Patrick Bayer, Harish S.P. and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, University of Glasgow, College of William & Mary and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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technology adoption, solar microgrids, household model, entrepreneurial spirit

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Who Should Take the Garbage Out? Public Opinion on Waste Management in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Habitat International, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Nov 2014
Chao-yo Cheng and Johannes Urpelainen
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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solid waste management, municipal waste, urbanization, public goods, public opinion, Tanzania, Dar es Salaam

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Political Market Failure? The Effect of Government Strength on Technology Policy in Industrialized Democracies

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jun 2011
Alexandra E. Cirone and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Technology policy, political economy, energy intensity, government strength, comparative politics environmental policy

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Rise to the Occasion? A Critique of the World Bank's Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy

Energy Research and Social Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Oct 2017
Johannes Urpelainen
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 44 (387,453)

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policy reform; energy policy; sustainable energy; energy access; renewable energy; energy efficiency

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An Evaluation of Dynamic Electricity Pricing for Solar Micro-Grids in Rural India

Energy Strategy Reviews
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Jun 2018
Sini Numminen, Semee Yoon, Johannes Urpelainen and Peter Lund
Aalto University - School of Science, Yonsei University - UIC & Graduate School of International Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS and Aalto University School of Science
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India, Energy Access, Solar Power, Distributed Energy, Demand Management, Field Experiment

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Profitable Participation: Technology Innovation as an Influence on the Ratification of Regulatory Treaties

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Apr 2011
Chris Marcoux and Johannes Urpelainen
College of William and Mary and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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international cooperation, international regulation, treaty ratification, technology innovation, environmental policy

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Windows of Opportunity: Legislative Fragmentation Conditions the Effect of Partisanship on Deregulation

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Jul 2011
Michael G. Smith and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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deregulation, political economy, partisanship

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Electric Shock: The 2012 India Blackout and Public Confidence in Politicians

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Brian Blankenship and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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public services, public goods, public opinion, infrastructure, India

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How Do Sectoral Interests Shape Distributive Politics? Evidence from Gasoline and Diesel Subsidy Reforms

Review of Policy Research, 2017
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Aug 2017
Brian Blankenship and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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distributive politics, special interest politics, policy reform, subsidies, energy policy

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Differences Matter: Partisan Heterogeneity and Cooperation in the European Union

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Christina J. Schneider and Johannes Urpelainen
University of California, San Diego and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Distributional Conflict between Powerful States and International Treaty Ratification

International Studies Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Christina J. Schneider and Johannes Urpelainen
University of California, San Diego and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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A Global Analysis of Progress in Household Electrification

Energy Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Aug 2018
Michaël Aklin, Harish S.P. and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, College of William & Mary and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Electrification, Energy Poverty, Rural Electrification, Urban Electrification, Energy Access

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Policy Reform and the Problem of Private Investment: Evidence from the Power Sector

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 24 Oct 2016
Johannes Urpelainen and Joonseok Yang
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Columbia University
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international political economy, power sector reform, infrastructure investment, veto players, executive constraints, policy reform

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Vouchers Can Create a Thriving Market for Distributed Power Generation in Developing Countries

Energy Research and Social Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Jul 2018
Johannes Urpelainen
Johns Hopkins SAIS
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rural electrification, solar power, distributed energy, energy access, energy policy

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Can Product Demonstrations Create Markets for Sustainable Energy Technology? A Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural India

Energy Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 May 2017
Johannes Urpelainen and Semee Yoon
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Yonsei University - UIC & Graduate School of International Studies
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Solar Home Systems, Rural Electrification, Energy Access, Randomized Controlled Trials, Marketing, Awareness, Information

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Distributional Consequences of International Organizational Change

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2012
Johannes Urpelainen, Patrick Bayer and Christopher Marcoux
Johns Hopkins SAIS, University of Glasgow and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Department of Political Science
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Geography, Community, Household: Adoption of Distributed Solar Power Across India

Energy for Sustainable Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Michaël Aklin, Chao-yo Cheng and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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distributed solar power, technology adoption, sustainable energy, rural electrification, India

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Subjective Satisfaction with Off -Grid Electricity in Rural India

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Feb 2018
Sean Leong, Johannes Urpelainen and Abhishek Jain
Columbia University, Johns Hopkins SAIS and Council on Energy, Environment and Water
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energy access, rural electri cation, distributed energy, renewable energy

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Accession Rules for International Institutions: A Legitimacy-Efficacy Trade-Off?

Journal of Conflict Resolution, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Christina J. Schneider and Johannes Urpelainen
University of California, San Diego and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Managing Federal Transfers in Brazil: Do Coalition Members Reap Benefits?

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Tara Slough, Johannes Urpelainen and Joonseok Yang
Columbia University, Johns Hopkins SAIS and Columbia University
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Brazil; Coalitions; Partisan Politics; Regression Discontinuity

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Power Availability and Reliability of Solar Pico-Grids in Rural Areas: A Case Study from Northern India

Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Volume 29, Pages 147-154, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Sep 2018
Sini Numminen, Peter Lund, Semee Yoon and Johannes Urpelainen
Aalto University - School of Science, Aalto University School of Science, Yonsei University - UIC & Graduate School of International Studies and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Reliability, Power Availability, Solar Micro-Grids, Pico-Grids, India, Frugal Innovation

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LPG as a Clean Cooking Fuel: Adoption, Use, and Impact in Rural India

Energy Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
Carlos Gould and Johannes Urpelainen
Columbia University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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India; energy poverty; clean cooking; technology adoption; sustained use

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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Developing Countries’ Unity at the Nexus of Trade and Environmental Policy

Review of International Organizations, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Tana Johnson and Johannes Urpelainen
Duke University and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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Global Patterns of Power Sector Reform, 1982-2013

Energy Strategy Reviews
Number of pages: 47
Johannes Urpelainen and Joonseok Yang
Johns Hopkins SAIS and Columbia University
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political economy, power sector, policy reform, developing countries

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Explaining Public Support for International Integration: How Do National Conditions and Treaty Characteristics Interact with Individual Beliefs?

Journal of Politics, Vol. 74, No. 4, pp. 1108–1124, 2012
Posted: 27 Jun 2013
Thomas Sattler and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations and Johns Hopkins SAIS

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Explaining the Schwarzenegger Phenomenon: Local Frontrunners in Climate Policy

Global Environmental Politics, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2009
Posted: 06 May 2010
Johannes Urpelainen
Johns Hopkins SAIS

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climate change, global warming, politics, regulation, public goods

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Political-Economic Problems in Trade Capacity Building

Review of International Organizations, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 329-359, 2009
Posted: 06 May 2010
Johannes Urpelainen
Johns Hopkins SAIS

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international trade, capacity building, development, game theory

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Enforcement and Capacity Building in International Cooperation

International Theory, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 32-49, 2010
Posted: 06 May 2010
Johannes Urpelainen
Johns Hopkins SAIS

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international cooperation, enforcement, capacity building, game theory