Re: SOC/TECH: Greenstar <--- MUST SEE

From: Robin Hanson (
Date: Mon Jun 26 2000 - 09:16:01 MDT

At 10:54 AM 6/26/2000 Greg Burch wrote:
> > ... Comparisons across poor
> > countries, regions, and individuals almost never show any substantial
> > health effect of variations in medical spending or water and sanitation.
>Actually, I think the e-commerce cost-recoupment idea is also impractical.
>It seems like "window dressing" for the core idea of making a modular
>power/water/net/clinic unit.

Then data I mentioned on the ineffectiveness of water/clinics is relevant.
That just leaves power/net, which seems very unlikely to be worth $100K.

Robin Hanson
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
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