This paper presents the findings of a research exercise to establish the
current consensus of any available literature on the methodologies for
assessing job creation outcomes from the provision of electrical power,
particularly in developing countries. It is presented under the
headings: The development context; Current understanding and Gap
analysis; Role of electricity provision; Basic findings; Economic
activity as a proxy; Human development as a proxy; Correlation and
causation analyses; What other precedents exist for job creation
assessment; and Conclusions.
This resource was produced by TI-UP – a DFID-funded resource centre for
technology, infrastructure and urban planning, managed by IMC Worldwide
Fernando, S. Job creation outcomes from electricity provision. TI-UP Resource Centre, London, UK (2010) 8 pp.