Electricity, income, and quality of life

  title={Electricity, income, and quality of life},
  author={Brandon A. Bridge and D. Adhikari and M. Fontenla},
  journal={The Social Science Journal},
  pages={33 - 39}
  • Brandon A. Bridge, D. Adhikari, M. Fontenla
  • Published 2016
  • Economics
  • The Social Science Journal
  • Abstract This paper looks at the effect of electricity on income, education, health, and labor productivity in Nepal. Our data comes from the Nepal Living Standards Survey-III, conducted in 2010–2011. To account for endogeneity issues, we estimate a simultaneous system of equations via the three-stage least squares (3SLS) method. We find that a household being connected to electricity has a very large and significant effect on income, educational attainment, and agricultural productivity. We… CONTINUE READING
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