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Measuring the economic costs of electricity outages

Catherine Wolfram, faculty co-director, Energy Institute at Haas | November 7, 2012

There’s nothing like a power outage to make you appreciate just how much you depend on reliable electricity. According to the numbers from the Energy Information Administration, as of Saturday, Nov. 3, nearly 2.5 million people in Sandy’s path were still without power. Economists and policy makers have tried to measure the value of having … Continue reading »