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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, August 3, 2020

What Does India Need to Do to Clean Up its Air?

Farzana Afridi
August 3, 2020

In the latest issue of India in Transition, Farzana Afridi, Associate Professor, Economics and Planning Unit, Indian Statistical Institute (Delhi), discusses air pollution in India and the findings of a novel intervention to induce households to shift away from using polluting cooking fuels and toward a clean fuel: liquified petroleum gas.

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CASI in the News

"Fractal Urbanism: City Size and Residential Segregation in India," a May 31, 2020 working paper co-authored by CASI Postdoctoral Research Fellow Naveen Bharathi, was referenced in "Even as India Urbanises, Caste Discrimination Remains Rife," published in the July 23, 2020 issue of The Economist.

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