Posts Tagged ‘Mount Everest’

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    Everest Economics

    Jan 30, 12 • 130 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Environment, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Having no inclination to climb Mount Everest, I have always been fascinated by its economic connection. Now, hearing that Prince Harry was considering the ascent as a part of his “Walking for the Wounded,” it reminded me that Everest is all about...

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    Real Statistics

    Jul 31, 11 • 133 Views • Businesses, Developing Economies, International Trade and Finance, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    How high is Mount Everest? No one really knows. China says 29,017 feet, Nepal, 29,028, and the National Geographic Society, 29,035. We don’t even agree about sea level. The U.S. uses the St. Lawrence River in Quebec. But the U.K uses another baseline....