Sunday, October 25, 2015

Should we tax sugary drinks?

This brilliant 2-sided summary from economicshelp
It seems more likely, reports the BBC
and Ch4
and it's being called for by Jamie Oliver and
From tutor2u

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Light rail in Addis: A supply side policy

Think of the impact of this on the Ethiopian economy in terms of its effect on the AS/PPF curves

Friday, October 09, 2015

Substitutes for "normal" cigarettes in India

An interesting clip from the BBC covering several aspects of demand theory

International trade data

Want to know the trade pattern of a country? This great source courtesy of tutor2u

Friday, October 02, 2015

Cigarette butts; a negative externality

Paris aims to target offenders with fines

The effect of a depreciating Ugandan currency

This BBC report highlights some of the difficulties and the actions open to the Central Bank of Uganda

In car smoking ban

The latest legislation to reduce the market failure associated with the cigarette market