Narasimha D. Rao researched the relationship between electricity access, livelihoods and carbon dioxide emissions in India. His methods include economic simulation models of the electricity sector and social welfare, input-output analysis and carbon accounting. His work emphasizes modeling policy and institutional influences, such as supply rationing and energy subsidies. He intends to use his analysis to project the impacts of different urban and rural consumption patterns on carbon emissions.
Rao received his PhD in Environment and Resources (2011) from Stanford University, California, USA.
Funding: IIASA Postdoctoral Program
Program: Energy Program
Dates: October 2011 – October 2013
Last edited: 20 December 2016
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