Gunther Bensch

RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research

Hohenzollernstr. 1-3

Essen, 45128

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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A Recipe for Success? Randomized Free Distribution of Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2012
Gunther Bensch and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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impact evaluation, randomized controlled trial, respiratory disease symptoms, energy access

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Rural Electrification in Rwanda – An Impact Assessment Using Matching Techniques

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 231
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jan 2011
Gunther Bensch, Jochen Kluve, Jochen Kluve and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Humboldt University of BerlinRWI and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Rural electrification, ex-ante impact assessment, poverty, matching

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Impacts of Rural Electrification in Rwanda

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6195
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Dec 2011
Gunther Bensch, Jochen Kluve, Jochen Kluve and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Humboldt University of BerlinRWI and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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rural electrification, energy access, impact evaluation, matching, difference-in-difference

Impacts of Rural Electrification in Rwanda

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Gunther Bensch, Jochen Kluve, Jochen Kluve and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Humboldt University of BerlinRWI and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Rural electrification, energy access, impact evaluation, matching

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Fear of the Dark? How Access to Electric Lighting Affects Security Attitudes and Nighttime Activities in Rural Senegal

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 369
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jan 2013
Gunther Bensch, Jörg Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Rural electrification, energy access, impact evaluation, matching

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Combating Deforestation? – Impacts of Improved Stove Dissemination on Charcoal Consumption in Urban Senegal

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Jan 2012
Gunther Bensch and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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impact evaluation, energy access, cooking fuels, deforestation, Africa

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Inside the Metrics – An Empirical Comparison of Energy Poverty Indices for Sub-Saharan Countries

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 464
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Apr 2014
Gunther Bensch
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Energy poverty measurement; energy access; sub-Sahara Africa

The Intensive Margin of Technology Adoption: Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Rural Senegal

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 494, USAEE Working Paper No. 15-213
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
Gunther Bensch and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Impact evaluation; randomized controlled trial; respiratory disease symptoms; energy access; technology adoption

The Intensive Margin of Technology Adoption - Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Rural Senegal

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 494
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jul 2014
Gunther Bensch and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Impact evaluation; randomized controlled trial; respiratory disease symptoms; energy access; technology adoption

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Effects of Rural Electrification on Employment: A Comment on Dinkelman (2011)

USAEE Working Paper No. 20-436
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2020
Gunther Bensch, Gunnar Gotz and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval) and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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replication, research transparency, energy access, infrastructure, instrumental variables.

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The Lighting Transition in Africa – From Kerosene to LED and the Emerging Dry-Cell Battery Problem

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Gunther Bensch, Jörg Peters and Maximiliane Sievert
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Electrification; energy access; technology adoption; off-grid energy usage; e-waste

One-Off Subsidies and Long-Run Adoption – Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal

ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 235
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Apr 2017
Gunther Bensch and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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technology adoption, cookstoves, willingness to pay, real-purchase offer, energy access

One-off Subsidies and Long-run Adoption – Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal

USAEE Research Paper No. 18-373
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Gunther Bensch and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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technology adoption, cookstoves, willingness to pay, realpurchase offer, energy access

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Development Effects of Electrification in Brazil – A Comment on Lipscomb et al. (2013)

USAEE Working Paper No. 21-529
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Dec 2021
Gunther Bensch, Jörg Peters and Colin Vance
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI – Leibniz-Institute for Economic Research
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Efficient Biomass Cooking in Africa for Climate Change Mitigation and Development

Duke Global Working Paper Series No. 43
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Sep 2021
Gunther Bensch, Marc Jeuland and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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cookstoves, wood fuels, black carbon, aerosols, climate-forcing emissions, abatement costs, energy access

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Impact Evaluation of Productive Use – An Implementation Guideline for Electrification Projects

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Aug 2011
Jörg Peters, Christoph M. Schmidt and Gunther Bensch
RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen) and RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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development effectiveness, productive electricity use, survey design, monitoring and evaluation

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Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption: Evidence from Improved Cooking Stoves in Burkina Faso

USAEE Working Paper No. 15-214
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Jun 2015
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Household technology adoption, liquidity constraints, weak beliefs, traditions, energy access, Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Why Do Households Forego High Returns from Technology Adoption

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 498
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of Passau and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Household technology adoption; liquidity constraints; weak beliefs; norms and traditions; energy access; Sub-Saharan Africa

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One‐Off Subsidies and Long‐Run Adoption—Experimental Evidence on Improved Cooking Stoves in Senegal

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 102, Issue 1, pp. 72-90, 2020
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Gunther Bensch and Jörg Peters
RWI Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
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Energy access, real‐purchase offer, reference dependence, supply chains, technology adoption, willingness to pay