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Jun 23, 2017
"Marea Blanca" protest against health privatization in Spain. Photo: Adolfo Lujan/flickr

The reversal of privatization and an urban coming of age

David A. McDonald
Privatization has been given ample chance to succeed and has come up short. Evidence is building that people are able to reclaim public services and usher in a new generation of public ownership.
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Oct 13, 2011

Are smart meters worth the cost?

Marc Lee
A notice in my mailbox last week told me that smart meters are going to be installed in my neighbourhood. As an economist, I'm interested in costs and benefits of the program.
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