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Unemployment & Oil Prices

The US-based oil giant ConocoPhillips is cutting 230 out of 1,650 jobs in the UK.

This month it announced a 20% reduction in its worldwide capital expenditure budget, in response to falling oil prices.  153 more words

Business

What’s wrong with economics? Part 3: Economics and its public perception

Economics as a cock fight

In August last year, Raghuram Rajan, the current Head of the Indian Central Bank and previous Professor of Finance in Chicago, wrote an… 1,065 more words

Economics

DECC Forced To Release Data Showing Impact Of Climate Policies On Energy Prices

By Paul Homewood

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/energy/11292367/Green-policies-to-add-up-to-40pc-to-cost-of-household-electricity.html

Earlier I posted on the news that Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) tried to cover up official data showing how electricity prices are expected to skyrocket, as a direct result of climate policies. 591 more words

Climate News

Processing pollution into profit (Day 205)

Those of you who read my blog regularly will know that I have spent my career focusing on carbon capture and storage and I am always on the lookout for new ways to deal with climate change. 359 more words

Geoff Maitland

Production Possibilities Frontier and Comparative Advantage

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Supply and Demand

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Price Elasticity of Demand

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Harris, F., McGuigan, J., & Moyer, R. (2011). Managerial Economics: Applications, Strategy, and Tactics (12th ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning. 7 more words

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