dr. F. (Francesca) Pilo

  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    GPIO : Governance and Inclusive Development
  • Visiting address
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15629
    1001 NC  Amsterdam
  • F.Pilo@uva.nl


  • Pilo, F. (2018). ‘Co-producing affordability’ to the electricity service: a market-oriented response to addressing inequality of access in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas. In Coproducing Water, Energy and Waste Services Routledge.


  • Pilo, F. (2017). A Socio-Technical Perspective To The Right To The City:: Regularizing Electricity Access in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 41(3), 396–413 . DOI: 10.1111/1468-2427.12489 
  • Pilo', F. (2017). Les commerçants des favelas face à la régularisation du service d’électricité: entre tactiques, adaptations et inadaptabilités. Métropoles, 21. [details] 
  • Pilo', F. (2017). ‘Co-producing affordability’ to the electricity service: a market-oriented response to addressing inequality of access in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas. Urban Research & Practice, 10(1), 86-111. DOI: 10.1080/17535069.2016.1154101 


  • Pilo', F. (2016). Rio de Janeiro, ville (inégalement) branchée ? Service d’électricité et divisions de l’espace urbain. Métropolitiques. [details] 
  • Pilo', F. (2016). Rio de Janeiro: Regularising Favelas, Energy Consumption and the Making of Consumers into Customers. In A. Luque-Ayala, & J. Silver (Eds.), Energy, Power and Protest on the Urban Grid: Geographies of the Electric City (pp. 67-85). London: Routledge.
  • Pilo, F. (2016). Consumo de energia elétrica nas favelas e a transformação de consumidores em clients. GEOgraphia, 18(38). DOI: 10.22409/geographia.v18i38 


  • Pilo', F. (2015). Le compteur d’électricité aux favelas: l’espace public entre normes et defiance. Urbanités, 6.
  • Pilo, F. (2015). La régularisation du service d’électricité dans les favelas « pacifiées » de Rio de Janeiro: un outil de construction du « consommateur responsable »?”. In M-C. Zélem, & C. Beslay (Eds.), Sociologie de l’énergie. Gouvernance et pratiques sociales. (pp. 97-103). CNRS Editions.


  • Cohen , C., Alcantara, D., Pilo, F., & Furtado, L. (2010). Análise do consumo de energia elétrica através do perfil de uso e posse de equipamentos em comunidades de baixo poder aquisitivo do Rio de Janeiro. In XIII Brazilian Electricity Congress – Quality of living


  • Jaffe, R. K. (organiser) & Pilo, F. (organiser) (29-11-2017 - 3-12-2017). Session on ‘The Political Materiality of Cities’ at AAA Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Jaffe, R. K. (organiser) & Pilo, F. (organiser) (28-9-2017 - 29-9-2017). International workshop ‘The Political Materiality of Cities’, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).


  • Pilo, F. (2015). La regularisation des favelas par l’électricité. Un service entre Etat, marché et citoyenneté.
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