2024 Economic Development

Markets and Marketplaces: Essays on Access and Transformation in Remote Rural Economies

Tillmann von Carnap

How can people in remote rural regions that live in poverty efficiently get access to income opportunities and essential services? That
is one of the questions that this thesis tries to answer. “Markets
and marketplaces: Essays on access and transformation in remote rural economies” uses various forms of satellite data to answer this question, which is a way of overcoming challenges with data scarcities.