Poverty & Inequality

Whose Power Gets Cut in South Asia?

  • CPS

Project Summary

This study seeks to identify and analyze irregularities in electricity supply by drawing upon a historical archive of raw nighttime satellite imagery over India captured over nearly 8,000 nights spanning 1993-2014. The results will then be overlaid with a poverty map to identify the correlation between poverty and power cuts.

Funding

World Bank

Investigators

  • Brian K. Min

Project Period

2015-12-09 - 2017-06-30