Michaël Aklin

University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science

4600 Posvar Hall

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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4,126

SSRN CITATIONS

65

CROSSREF CITATIONS

9

Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Prisoners of the Wrong Dilemma: Why Distributive Conflict, Not Collective Action, Characterizes the Politics of Climate Change

Global Environmental Politics, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2020, p.4-27
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2020
Michaël Aklin and Matto Mildenberger
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Political Science
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climate change, climate policy, collective action, distributional conflicts

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The Side Effects of Central Bank Independence

Forthcoming at the American Journal of Political Science
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2020
Michaël Aklin and Andreas Kern
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy
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central bank independence, liberalization, financial deregulation, financialization

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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
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Environmental, Political Competition, Path Dependency, Energy

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Moral Hazard and Financial Crises: Evidence from US Troop Deployments

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2016
Michaël Aklin and Andreas Kern
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy
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financial crisis, moral hazard, US troops

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Inequality in Policy Implementation: Caste and Electrification in Rural India

Journal of Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 08 Mar 2020
Michaël Aklin, Chao-yo Cheng and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, Birkbeck, University of London and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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discrimination, caste, energy policy, India

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Central Bank Independence in Autocracies

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Apr 2022
Michaël Aklin, Andreas Kern, Jack Seddon and Ning Leng
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy, Waseda University School of Political Science and Economics and Georgetown University
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Central bank independence, autocracies, trade dependence

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Re-Exploring the Trade and Environment Nexus Through the Diffusion of Pollution

Environmental and Resource Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2015
Michaël Aklin
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
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trade, environment, carbon dioxide, development, diffusion

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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
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Environmental, Democratization, Policy Diffusion, National Institutions, Survival Models

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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
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, University of Strathclyde - Department of Government, College of William & Mary and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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technology adoption, solar microgrids, household model, entrepreneurial spirit

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How Robust is the Renewable Energy Industry to Political Shocks? Evidence from the 2016 U.S. Elections

Business & Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Sep 2018
Michaël Aklin
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
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renewable energy, lock-in, event study, trade, stock market

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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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Rural Livelihoods and the Footprint of the Coal Industry in Jharkhand, India

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Feb 2023
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Flensburg, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University - Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy and Johns Hopkins University
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just transition, coal mining, rural livelihoods, Jharkhand, India

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The Off-Grid Catch-22: Effective Institutions as a Prerequisite for the Global Deployment of Distributed Renewable Power

Energy Research & Social Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Dec 2020
Michaël Aklin
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
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off-grid electrification; distributed power; institutions; democracy; energy poverty

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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, Birkbeck, University of London and Johns Hopkins SAIS
Downloads 80 (567,538)
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distributed solar power, technology adoption, sustainable energy, rural electrification, India

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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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The Great Equalizer: Inequality in Tribal Energy Access and Policies to Address It

Energy Research & Social Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 May 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, University of Miami, Johns Hopkins University - Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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energy inequality; energy poverty; electricity access; Jharkhand; India; Saubhagya

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Do High Electricity Bills Undermine Public Support for Renewables? Evidence from the European Union

Aklin, Michaël. 2021. Do high electricity bills undermine public support for renewables? Evidence from the European Union. Energy Policy, 156: 112400.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Michaël Aklin
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
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renewable energy; renewable electricity; clean energy transition; energy justice; electricity bill

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Trials and Tribulations: Lost Energy Access Gains in Rural India

Energy for Sustainable Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
Michaël Aklin and Johannes Urpelainen
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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electricity access, reversals, grid electricity, off-grid electricity

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Power Shifts, Emigration, and Population Sorting

CESifo Working Paper No. 9765
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 31 May 2022
Michaël Aklin and Vera Z. Eichenauer
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and KOF Swiss Economic Institute at ETH Zurich
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social identity, status displacement, migration, federalism, secession

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Predicting Household Electricity Consumption in Data-Poor Environments with Machine Learning Algorithms

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Apr 2022
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, University of Houston, Columbia University, International Institute for Sustainable Development and Johns Hopkins SAIS
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electricity access, electricity consumption, missing data, machine learning, random trees