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Special Issue of Energy Policy on Clean Cooking Fuels and Technologies in Developing Economies
Date: 02 December 2011
Source: Energy Policy, Volume 39, Issue 12, December 2011

December’s Energy Policy Journal is a special issue on Clean Cooking Fuels and Technologies in Developing Economies. Prof. Hisham Zerriffi helped to guest edit the issue, and several papers by Liu Institute researchers are featured (in bold below).


  1. Clean Cooking Fuels and Technologies in developing economies (Foell, Pachauri, Spreng and Zerriffi).
  2. Measuring and monitoring energy poverty (Pachauri and Spreng).
  3. Three-dimensional energy profile: a conceptual framework for assessing household energy use (Kowsari and Zerriffi).
    Linkages with sustainable development
  4. Applying global cost–benefit analysis methods to indoor smoke mitigation in Nepal, Kenya and Sudan: insights and challenges (Malla, Bruce, Bates and Rehfuess).
  5. Health and climate benefits of cookstove replacement options (Grieshop, Marshall and Kandlikar).
    Case studies of providing clean cooking fuels
  6. Improved cookstoves in India: a study of sustainable business models (Shrimali, Slaski, Thurber and Zerriffi).
  7. Adoption and sustained use of improved cookstoves (Ruiz-Mercado, Masera, Zamora-Maldonado and Smith).
  8. Energy access and transition to cleaner cooking fuels and technologies in Sri Lanka: issues and policy limitations (Wickramasinghe).
  9. Providing cleaner energy access in Indonesia through the mega project of kerosene conversion to LPG (Budya and Arofat).
  10. Hardship and health impacts on women due to traditional cooking fuels: a case study of Himachal Pradesh, India (Parikh).
    Perspectives of and for the development assistance community
  11. The role of donor organizations in promoting energy-efficient cookstoves (Kees and Feldman).
  12. Challenges and controversies in an improved cook stove program in rural Mexico (Troncosco, Castillo, Merino, Lazos and Masera).

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