Posts Tagged ‘OPEC’

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    OPEC and the Prisoners’ Dilemma

    Jun 10, 11 • 994 Views • No Comments

    Faced with rising prices and pressure to increase production what should OPEC (the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) do? They could not agree. Why? Maybe it’s the prisoners’ dilemma. Picture for a moment 2 (guilty) suspects....  [read more]

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    Sounds Like Pistachios

    Dec 25, 10 • 213 Views • No Comments

    “Remember the pistachios,” is a memorable line from a novel by economist Russ Roberts. In the first several pages of The Invisible Heart: An Economic Romance, a teacher says you have been given a room filled 5 feet high with pistachio nuts. The...  [read more]