Monday, January 30, 2017

Rapid transit in Dar es Salaam

Lots of economics in hers

Monday, January 16, 2017

Wealth inequality

Yes, I know it's only a headline grabbing stunt from Oxfam, but it's still mind boggling

Friday, January 06, 2017

Tariffs; Trump style

Forget formality,; issue threats via Twitter
and more on Mexico's motor industry

CO2 emission: A case for legislation?

A great story from the BBC
Given this technique, developed as a free market solution to the problem of negative externalities seems to work, should governments around the world legislate to see this form of CO2 capture be applied around the world?

Money supply, the transmission mechanism and inflation

Great explanation in the context of Zimbabwe from Marginal Revolution

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

The rising price of Mexico's petrol

A combination of reduced subsidies and increased world price (ie costs of production for petrol firms) reports Aljazeera

Firework externalities

I can see (no pun) both positive and negative externalities from this crash of a firework lorry

Merger/horizontal integration in the pasty market

Thanks to Sky

Rising demand for vinyl!

Ah yes, my youth returns. I wonder of modern day vinyl buyers spend Saturday afternoons flicking through the albums? Thanks to BBC
and tutor2u (with sales data)

Monday, January 02, 2017

France bans thin plastic bags

Thanks to Aljazeera

Analysis: Why public goods result in market failure

Thanks to tutor2u for this video in their "chains of reasoning" series explaining how to have really good analysis in your answers

Behavioural economics

Some revision videos from tutor2u