skip to content

Faculty of Economics

Journal Cover

Aidt, T. S.

Review of “Power and the Vote: Elections and Electricity in the Developing World” (CUP, 2015)

The Journal of Politics

Vol. 78 no. 4 pp. E38-E39 (2016)

Abstract: Electricity is the bloodstream of modern economic life, and most of us take it for granted that we can rely on a steady supply. Yet, 1.3 billion people live without electricity. Brian Min’s new book provides important new insights into why this is so and, in the process, takes empirical work on distributive politics to new heights.

Author links: Toke Aidt  

Publisher's Link:

Papers and Publications

Recent Publications

Huffman, D., Raymond, C. and Shvets, J. Persistent Overconfidence and Biased Memory: Evidence from Managers American Economic Review [2022]

Porzio, T., Rossi, F. and Santangelo, G. The Human Side of Structural Transformation American Economic Review [2022]

Chen, J., Elliott, M. and Koh, A. Capability Accumulation and Conglomeratization in the Information Age Journal of Economic Theory [2023]

Ritz, R. Does Competition Increase Pass-Through? Rand Journal of Economics [2024]