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  • Subsidies and Puppies.

    March 19, 2018 by Maximilian Auffhammer

    Everyone likes a puppy. You get a puppy you’re immediately in love. You never want to get rid of it. Puppies also come in all sizes. Look at that face! The same is true for energy subsidies. ... Read More

  • Does Solving Energy Poverty Help Solve Poverty? Not Quite.

    March 12, 2018 by Catherine Wolfram (co-authored with Kenneth Lee and Edward Miguel)

    The head of Swedfund, the development finance group, recently summarized a widely-held belief: “Access to reliable electricity drives development and is essential for job creation, women’s empowerment and combating poverty. ... Read More

  • Lessons from Utilities for Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

    March 5, 2018 by Andrew Campbell

    Last month President Trump released his plan to “rebuild our Nation’s crumbling infrastructure.” While it is not uncommon to hear hyperbole from the President, in this case, crumbling isn’t too much of a stretch. ... Read More

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