Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/128145
Authors: 
Bensch, Gunther
Peters, Jörg
Schmidt, Christoph M.
Year of Publication: 
2012
Citation: 
[Journal:] Energy Policy [ISSN:] 0301-4215 [Volume:] 40 [Year:] 2012 [Pages:] 186–195
Abstract: 
There is a consensus in the international community that rural electrification and, in particular, the productive use of electricity contributes to poverty alleviation. At the same time, efforts to evaluate the impacts of development projects have increased substantially. This paper provides a hands-on guide for designing evaluation studies regarding the impacts of productive electricity usage. Complementary to the existing literature on evaluation methods, this guide familiarizes project managers with the concrete steps that have to be undertaken to plan and implement an evaluation. The guide comprises three modules based on enterprise surveys and on anecdotal case studies. For each module, the implementation is described on a step-by-step basis including conceptual issues as well as logistics and methodological questions.
Subjects: 
Development effectiveness
Survey design
Monitoring and evaluation
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Creative Commons License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Document Type: 
Article

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