Up in Smoke : The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

@inproceedings{Duflo2012UpIS,
  title={Up in Smoke : The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves},
  author={Esther Duflo},
  year={2012}
}
It is conventional wisdom that it is possible to reduce exposure to indoor air pollution, improve health outcomes, and decrease greenhouse gas emissions in the rural areas of developing countries through the adoption of improved cooking stoves. This belief is largely supported by observational field studies and engineering or laboratory experiments. However, we provide new evidence, from a randomized control trial conducted in rural Orissa, India (one of the poorest places in India), on the… CONTINUE READING
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