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Keystone XL Pipeline and Dutch Disease

By Alex Shapiro Jan. 19, 2015

There’s more to life than pump-jacks, pipelines, and pickup trucks. Wait a second… who doesn’t like pickup trucks? Okay, I get it. 962 more words

Dutch Disease

Are Canadian politicians up to the challenge of a falling loonie economy?

Falling world oil prices make strange bedfellows. Those who, more than two years ago, loudly condemned then newly selected NDP leader Tom Mulcair’s analysis that Canada suffered from “Dutch disease” now happily embrace the idea. 591 more words


Gazza is Nigeria: how footballers, like countries, suffer the resource curse

In which David Beckham is Qatar, David James is Ghana, and Norway is…revealed at the end of the article

Professional footballers are vulnerable to the resource curse. 1,086 more words