Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Unit 2: The continuing decline of the Spanish economy

....as reported by the BBC


Sunday, April 28, 2013

Unit 1: Scotland bans cigarette displays

....and so comes in to line with the rest of the Uk according to this BBC clip. It also highlights the problem of introducing laws and regulations, namely that their has to be sufficien enforcement


Friday, April 12, 2013

Unit 1: Negative externalities from illegal gold mining in Nigeria

I've highlighted this problem in an earlier post from Aljazeera. Unfortunately, it appears that things have got no better since then, according to the BBC


Unit 1: Shale gas developments in China

Nice clip from the BBC


a) What positive and negative externalities would be associtaed with exploiting these shale gas reserves?

Saturday, April 06, 2013