Posts Tagged ‘Uganda’

  • Looking at Starbucks worldwide, and at coffee and tea consumption, we can form conclusions about economic development.

    How Can Coffee Consumption Be an Economic Indicator?

    Jun 3, 14 • 576 Views • No Comments

    If you live in northeast Montana, the nearest Starbucks might be 192 miles from home while you could choose among 62 Starbucks between 42nd and 59th Street in Manhattan. Beyond the US, Italy has no Starbucks, Canada has 1396 and China, 1219. And,...  [read more]

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    Environmental Dilemmas

    Nov 2, 10 • 240 Views • No 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...  [read more]

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    Environmental Externalities

    May 9, 10 • 376 Views • No 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...  [read more]