Posts Tagged ‘Uganda’

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    Environmental Dilemmas

    Nov 2, 10 • 112 Views • Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Environment, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    It’s the same question. Economic development or conservation? During April, the headline said, “Uganda Seeks to Reconcile Oil-Nature.” Now, in Tanzania, “Proposed Serengeti Highway Is Lined With Prospects and Fears.” The places...

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    Environmental Externalities

    May 9, 10 • 151 Views • Developing Economies, Economic Debates, EnvironmentNo Comments

    There is oil under Murchison Falls National Park. Home to rare birds, lions, elephants, and giraffes, this Ugandan nature park is a tourist mecca. The Ugandan government, though, prefers oil to tourists as a revenue stream.  Thinking as economists, we...