Item of General Interest
March 12 Update. Not too long ago, I added a tab along the top called PDFs of posts for some recent posts. I added these particularly for viewers who are having trouble viewing images. Some other readers may prefer them in this form as well.
I know that China (and perhaps other countries) block images hosted on Wordpress. These PDFs are hosted on a university server, so should not be blocked.
Monthly Archives: July 2012
We talk about the possibility of reducing fossil fuel use by 80% by 2050 and ramping up renewables at the same time, to help prevent climate change. If we did this, what would such a change mean for GDP, based … Continue reading
A few days ago, I showed the close relationship between growth in world oil consumption and growth in world GDP. In this post, I will extend that analysis by building a model that shows how much of an increase in … Continue reading
The usual assumption that economists, financial planners, and actuaries make is that future real GDP growth can be expected to be fairly similar to the average past growth rate for some historical time period. This assumption can take a number … Continue reading