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"EITI was the Wrong Focus" and other Highlights of the Natural Resource Governance Conference

Last week, I was at a conference organised by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), formerly Revenue Watch Institute, on the challenges and opportunities presented by falling commodity prices. 755 more words


Revisionist Thoughts: Was Australia just luckier than most?

This post was motivated by Scott Sumner´s musings about Australia: Australia´s Great Stagnation:

It looks like the Great Stagnation has hit even Australia.  In an 

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Monetary Policy

Economic Downturn Causes Rise In Beach Homelessness

The latest economic data has highlighted that middle Australia is doing it tougher than ever before. New figures have shown that in the wake of tanking commodity prices, thousands of Australians are in danger of having to sell their beach homes. 206 more words

The UnAustralian

Fed Update

Fed Note

The FOMC meeting ended with little fanfare as theories continued to swirl about surrounding the timing of the Fed’s choice to raise interest rates.   671 more words

Economic News

The Ehrlich–Simon Bet and commodity prices since 1845

A 2011 blog post of mine on "the bet" rogerpielkejr.blogspot.com/2011/10/cornuc…
Attached a bigger bin of commodities & bet dates in red http://t.co/SC6HeuRwys
Roger Pielke Jr. (@RogerPielkeJr) April 29, 2015

Economic History

Putting the Real Story of Energy and the Economy Together

What is the real story of energy and the economy? We hear two predominant energy stories. One is the story economists tell: The economy can grow forever; energy shortages will have no impact on the economy. 1,371 more words

Financial Implications

EURAUD: Inside day in an upward trajectory

In the Eurozone, the Greek issues still weigh as the country is said to run out of cash this week on the 9th of April, when it will also have to face a payment of 450M euros to the IMF. 177 more words