Is this news item an example of the Laffer effect?Read more
Some EU frozen fries producers have entered a trade fray over anti-dumping duties levied by the Colombian government upon their products. Exploring the case, we can deepen our insight into anti-dumping rules and measures, and into the parties involved.Read more
One sentence in my textbook triggered my attention: “Attempts to remove subsidies on basic foods or fuel in countries like Iran, Venezuela or India have caused major riots in the past. This led to an exploration into India’s fuel subsidies.Read more
The Daily Mail covered a story on the sale of cat and dog meat in Indonesia. The trade has officially been banned but the ban has not been succesfully enforced on the market covered in the article. Cats and dogs are killed in plain view of the public, including children, and the methods used are devastating.
1. Animal abuse is an externality of the meat industry. Explain.
2. Do you think a ban on dog and cat meat will root out animal abuse related to meat consumption?
3. Can you think of other options to deal with animal abuse in the meat industry, besides a ban?
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Question: To dynamically charge vehicles, it is probably enough to electrify the stretch of 20.000 km of highway in Sweden. Would 20.000 km of electrified road be a public or a private good?Read more