The Light and the Heat: Productivity Co-Benefits of Energy-Saving Technology

We study the adoption of energy-efficient LED lighting in garment factories around Bangalore, India. Combining daily production line–level data with weather data, we estimate a negative, nonlinear productivity-temperature gradient. We find that LED lighting raises productivity on hot days. Using the...

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Volume: 102
Main Author: Adhvaryu, Achyuta
Kala, Namrata
Nyshadham, Anant
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: CAMBRIDGE MIT Press 01.10.2020
MIT PRESS
published in: The review of economics and statistics Vol. 102; no. 4; pp. 779 - 792
Data of publication: 20201001
ISSN: 1530-9142
0034-6535
1530-9142
EISSN: 1530-9142
Discipline: Economics
Statistics
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Database: Web of Knowledge
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