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Wikileaks: Saudis overstating oil reserves

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… Apparently by as much as 40%.Heavy days.I’ve yet to read through the actual cables, but The Guardian’s summary doesn’t paint the prettiest picture:<bloc...

Two quick links - Krugman edition

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Paul Krugman is the ultimate polarising force. People either love him or loathe him. I suppose that’s what comes with the territory when you are, arguably, t...

Food prices and climate change (gasp!)

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Secondary subject line: The relative prices argument for strong action against climate change. Paul Krugman must have been feeling more provocative than usu...

Dumb regulation

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As should be clear from some of my previous posts, I think that some areas of our economy are in need of regulation; others distinctly less so. Her...