Full Agenda – SETI 2022 Annual Workshop (Virtual Sessions)

Here you can find the schedule for the SETI 2022 Annual Workshop! This year the conference will take place on June 23-24, 09:00am-12:30pm Eastern Time USA, and will include policy, research, and flash talk sessions. If you want to participate in this conference, please complete a short survey here. We will reach to you in order to share the schedule with Zoom links.

Day 1 – Thursday, June 23

09:00 – 09:15. Opening Statements: introduction by leaders of SETI and EfD

By Gunnar Köhlin, Marcela Jaime and Marc Jeuland.

09:15 – 10:45. Research parallel sessions

A1: Energy & air pollution

Chair: Jevgenijs Steinbuks

09:15 – 09:45. Adolfo Uribe. Synergies in sustainable heating from cleaner stoves and retrofitted houses. Discussant: Adan Martínez-Cruz.

09:45 – 10:15. Leonard Missbach. Beyond progressivity – horizontal and vertical incidence of carbon pricing in Latin America and the Caribbean. Discussant: Adolfo Uribe.

10:15 – 10:45. Adan Martínez-Cruz. Job creation makes biomass energy appealing among middle-income urban households in an emerging economy —A discrete choice experiment in Mexico City’s wealthiest municipality. Discussant: Leonard Missbach.

A2: Electricity & energy policy

Chair: Marc Jeuland

09:15 – 09:45. Mauricio Hernández. Electricity consumption, subsidies, and policy inequalities in Mexico: Data from 100,000 households. Discussant: Shaun David McRae.

09:45 – 10:15. Shaun David McRae. Climate Change and Non-Residential Electricity Consumption. Discussant: Sydney Kabango Chishimba.

10:15 – 10:45. Sydney Kabango Chishimba. Evaluating the impact of electricity availability on household socio-economic indicators in Zambia. Discussant: Mauricio Hernández.

A3: Energy & infrastructure

Chair: Maximiliane Sievert

09:15 – 09:45. Robyn Meeks. The economic and environmental effects of infrastructure improvements: Evidence from Pakistan’s electricity sector. Discussant: Marlene Marimba.

09:45 – 10:15. Marlene Marimbe. Impact of Power Sector Reforms on Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Discussant: Dina Pomeranz.

10:15 – 10:45. Dina Pomeranz: Decreasing Emissions by Increasing Energy Access? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment on Off-Grid Solar. Discussant: Robyn Meeks.

10:45 – 11:00. Break

11:00 – 12:00. Flash talks presentations

Advanced human capital formation: flash talk presentations (7 minutes each)

Chair: Marcela Jaime and Cristobal Vasquez

  • Annelise Gill-Wiehl. The cost and benefits of clean cooking fuel transitions: An extended application of the BAR-HAP model in Kenya, Haiti, and Rwanda.
  • Wizaso Munthali: Household preferences for cookstoves in urban Zambia: an application of best-worst scaling.
  • Gabriel González Sutil: Enabling Electricity Uptake: Evidence from Rural Electrification in Rwanda.
  • Solomon Aboagye: Assessing the impact of access to electricity on profits of households’ non-farm enterprises beyond connections.
  • Andrew Phillip Hutchens: Parched Power Plants: The Role of Markets & Plant Traits in Power Plants’ Drought Responses.
  • Churchill Agutu: Evaluating the cost competitiveness between Mini-grids and Standalone Systems: The influence of load profile aggregation on electrification model analysis outcomes.
  • Thiago Pastorelli Rodrigues: Do lower taxes increase solar energy adoption? Evidence from Brazil.
  • Sabah Usmani: Energy generation in the canal irrigation network in India: Integrated spatial planning framework on the Upper Ganga Canal corridor.

12:00 – 12:30. Comments on flash talks presentations

Day 2 – Friday, June 24

09:00 – 09:15. Opening Statements: Last day’s summary & engaging with SETI

By Mauricio Oyarzo (University of Concepción) and Cristóbal Vásquez (SETI & NENRE EfD-Chile)

09:15 – 10:45. Plenary session. The energy-gender nexus: an intersectionality approach & partnerships

Moderator: María del Pilar López (Universidad de Los Andes)

Session structure:

  • María del Pilar López. What is WinEED? EfD’s gender collaborative.
  • Johana Castañeda: The importance of the energy gender nexus from IDRC’s approach – Why there is a natural partnership between SETI and WinEED?
  • Marcela Jaime: Approaching gender and intersectionality in energy transitions: Insights and challenges from a sample of countries in the Global South.
  • Ipsita Das: A Virtuous Cycle? Reviewing the evidence on women’s empowerment and energy access, frameworks, metrics and methods.
  • Krishnapriya Perumbillissery: Gender empowerment and energy access: Evidence from seven countries.
  • Comments & questions from the audience.


María del Pilar López


Johana Castaneda


Marcela Jaime

Universidad de Concepción

Headshot of Ipsita

Ipsita Das

Duke University

Krishnapriya Perumbillissery

Duke University

10:45 – 11:00. Break

11:00 – 12:30. Research parallel sessions

B1: Improved cooking technologies

Chair: César Salazar

11:00 – 11:30. Mandy Malan. Demand elasticity of improved cookstoves: Evidence from a randomized controlled trial in Ethiopia. Discussant: Laura Villegas.

11:30 – 12:00. Laura Villegas. The economic impacts of energy efficient stoves on forest conservation and grass-roots climate resilient development in Kenya. Discussant: Katie Dickinson.

12:00 – 12:30. Katie Dickinson: The interaction of prices and peers in shaping demand for environmental health technologies: a clean cookstove experiment in Northern Ghana Discussant: Mandy Malan.

B2: Energy-gender nexus & intersectionality

Chair: Victoria Plutshack

11:00 – 11:30. Erin Litzow. Does improving energy access improve gender outcomes? A cost-benefit analysis from Myanmar. Discussant: Marta Talevi.

11:30 – 12:00. Matthew Shupler: Gendered time, financial & nutritional gains from access to pay-as-you-go LPG for cooking in an informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenyav. Discussant: Erin Litzow.

12:00 – 12:30. Marta Talevi. Co-location of wealth, scheduled groups, and anthropogenic ambient air pollution in India. Discussant: Matthew Shupler.

B3: Energy policy

Chair: Walter Gómez.

11:00 – 11:30. Mauricio Oyarzo. Energy-efficient LED street lightining in Chilean municipalities.. Discussant: Philip Kofi Adom.

11:30 – 12:00. Philip Kofi Adom. Energy efficiency as a sustainability concern in Africa and financial development: How much bias is involved?. Discussant: Juan Fercovic.

12:00 – 12:30. Juan Fercovic. Household heating choice of wood, evidence of a slow income-driven energy transition. Discussant: Mauricio Oyarzo.

12:30 – 13:00. Bishal Bharadwaj. Ecotourism & Energy Access: Panel data evidence from the high Himalayas. Discussant: Walter Gómez.

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