WAGTalk: Atul Pokharel, "Communities and Fairness: From Irrigation Canals to Cryptocurrencies"

What do thousand-year-old irrigation canals have in common with digital cryptocurrency? Both are examples of community-governed shared infrastructure. Professor Pokharel will examine some of the possibilities and limits of communities for fairly governing shared infrastructure—both digital and physical—using his work on farmer-managed irrigation canals in Nepal.

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