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Culture Matters: Pakistan’s Electric Power Problems

From the NYT:  Pakistan Faces Struggle to Keep Its Lights On  I think I found the problem From the article: Electricity shortages, bad for years, have reached crisis proportions. Lights go out for at least 10 hours a day in … Continue reading

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Tragedy of the Commons: Massive India Blackout Edition

From the NYT:  Half of India Crippled by Second Day of Power Failures Multiple jurisdictions drawing against a regional or national power supply is a clear case of the Tragedy of the Commons. Surendra Rao, who was the chairman of … Continue reading

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