What Europe’s Green Deal Will Disrupt

Europe’s green deal was first announced during December, 2019. Targeting carbon emissions and consumption patterns, the plan is local and global. But it will especially disrupt the world’s oil markets. Below you can see that the EU’s dependence on oil…

How Norway Avoided Dutch Disease

Avoided by Norway, Dutch disease is contracted by nations that let a commodity windfall dominate what they produce and spend.

The Disease That Alaska Might Have

Like Dutch Disease, Alaska’s oil industry dependence has eliminated other government revenue that might be necessary now that the price of oil has plunged.

Weekly Roundup: From Overbooked Flights to Immigration Fallacies

This week’s economic news summary included unexpected insight from credit scores, the natural resource curse, and what the bacon cheeseburger can tell us.

Why Cheap Oil Can Be a Curse

Illustrated by the impact of cheap oil, the natural resource curse hits countries that have disproportionately focused economic activity on one industry.