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Mapping Power: The Political Economy of Electricity in India's States

Navroz K. Dubash, Sunila S. Kale, and Ranjit Bharvirkar


Electricity is critical to enabling India’s economic growth and providing a better future for its citizens. In spite of several decades of reform, the Indian electricity sector is unable to provide high-quality and affordable electricity for all, and grapples with the challenge of poor financial and operational performance. To understand why, Mapping Power provides the most comprehensive analysis of the political economy of electricity in India’s states. With chapters on fifteen states by scholars of state politics and electricity, this volume maps the political and economic forces that constr ... More

Keywords: electricity, politics, India, power, reform, political economy, regulation, governance, renewable energy, access

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199487820
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199487820.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Navroz K. Dubash, editor
Senior Fellow, Centre for Policy Research

Sunila S. Kale, editor
Associate Professor of the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

Ranjit Bharvirkar, editor
Director, India program, Regulatory Assistance Project

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