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Do Natural Disasters Change Savings and Employment Choices? Evidence from Bangladesh and Pakistan
Rural households remain vulnerable to climatic extremes and nonfarm employment opportunities can help reduce income and livelihood vulnerabilities.
The Competitive Saving Motive: Concept, Evidence, and Implications
This short essay surveys recent literature on the competitive saving motive and its broader economic implications.
Adoption of CFLs and Electrical Lighting Usage in Pakistan
This paper investigates household characteristics and behavioral factors that contribute to the adoption and ownership of compact fluorescent lights in Pakistan and examines the impact of this adoption on electricity usage.