Examines efforts in developing and advanced nations and regions to create, finance, and regulate infrastructure from a variety of method- ological and disciplinary perspectives. Explores how an energy crisis can be an opportunity for making fundamental changes to improve col- lapsing infrastructure networks. Introduces the challenges to modern society concerning energy security. Reviews the moral hazard aspects of infrastructure and the common arguments for withholding adequate support to the rebuilding of energy systems. Students taking the graduate version complete additional assignments.