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Energy

This image is having trouble loading!FSI researchers examine the role of energy sources from regulatory, economic and societal angles. The Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD) investigates how the production and consumption of energy affect human welfare and environmental quality. Professors assess natural gas and coal markets, as well as the smart energy grid and how to create effective climate policy in an imperfect world. This includes how state-owned enterprises – like oil companies – affect energy markets around the world. Regulatory barriers are examined for understanding obstacles to lowering carbon in energy services. Realistic cap and trade policies in California are studied, as is the creation of a giant coal market in China.

News

Scott Rozelle on How Agriculture Vitalized China's Economy

April 2013

Over the last thirty years, China’s rural income per capita has risen an astounding 20 times.

The Re-emergence of Intestinal Worms: Investigation of Infection Status Among Children in Rural Southwest China

April 2011

As part of China’s public health efforts, the “baota lozenge” - a sugary anthelminthic commonly administered to schoolchildren - once valiantly fought to stop the rampant transmission of parasitic...

Events

Using Mixed Methods to Improve the Quality and Relevance of Impact Evaluation

April 11, 2011

Overview: It is now widely recognized that a rigorous, policy-relevant impact evaluation embeds the counterfactual analysis of impact in a wider analysis of the underlying program theory (theory of...

Projects

Counseling, Vouchers, and High School Matriculation

China's national government still struggles to keep students in school through high school Compulsory education in China ends with grade 9.
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Chewable Vitamins

Vitamins are accessible and affordable in China Severe iron deficiency (anemia) is known to dramatically slow cognitive, behavioral, and physical development and has been identified as one of the...
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Worm Count 2010

Poor health habits are prevalent in crowded dining commons. Intestinal worms are a widespread problem in many developing countries.
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