Headed to Lubbock …

Lynne Kiesling As you read this, I am on a plane headed to Lubbock, Texas, to attend the Collegiate Triathlon National Championship and to race in the Collegiate Sprint Triathlon on Saturday morning. I am pleased and honored to be the faculty advisor for the Northwestern University Triathlon Club, and we’ll have a great group… More Headed to Lubbock …

Regulated utilities, Wall Street, and smart grid investment

Lynne Kiesling This earth2tech post comments on a presentation from Rich Sedano at the Ceres conference this week in San Francisco. Rich has been working on electricity regulatory issues, demand response, and institutional design for a long time, and his insights as reported here are very important and frequently overlooked: The way Sedano sees it,… More Regulated utilities, Wall Street, and smart grid investment

Edmund Phelps explains “knowledge problem”

Michael Giberson Occasionally we hear from readers curious about the blog name, “knowledge problem.” Edmund Phelps explains the knowledge problem in an excellent essay that appeared in the Financial Times. (Registration may be required for FT.com; the essay is also posted in full at the FT‘s Capitalism blog.) Joseph Schumpeter’s early theory proposed that a… More Edmund Phelps explains “knowledge problem”