Iran Dreams of Aviation Boom

Iran Dreams of Aviation Boom

In 1995 the US government imposed sanctions which, among other things, included a ban on  aviation companies from selling aircraft and repair parts to Iranian airlines. Since the sanctions have been lifted, Iran has made revival of its civil aviation a priority. There...
Blacklash Against Global Governance

Blacklash Against Global Governance

There is no debating that the ramifications of the referendum vote to the the EU are sweeping and that the full effects might not been known or fully felt for years. Britain’s exit from the European Union poses significant threats to the global order, and the...
Big Data’s Impact on Oil And Gas

Big Data’s Impact on Oil And Gas

The imperative to get ever more product out of diminishing resources is irreversible. No business is untouched by it. Investment and approval will only go to those businesses that are able to shepherd the resources they’re entrusted with—people, capital, and...
What Is Environmental Economics?

What Is Environmental Economics?

We’ve all heard of economics, but have you heard of environmental economics? Environmental economics is a type of economics that focuses on the financial impact of environmental policies. An environmental economist performs studies to figure out the empirical or...
Can Italy’s Banks Bring Down the EU?

Can Italy’s Banks Bring Down the EU?

Italy’s finances have been bleak for some time now, with a recession that lasted for seven years resulting in the death of almost 25% of industry in Italy. With so much industry gone, Italians have been left with an economy that hasn’t grown in 13 years, and an...
What Can You Do With A Degree In Economics?

What Can You Do With A Degree In Economics?

Hopeful graduates bearing a degree in economics are potentially eligible for a variety of opportunities. It’s not just about being an economist, viable jobs for economics degrees can stem from many industries, because of how pertinent the field is to so many different...
Trucking, Uber, and an Economic Recession?

Trucking, Uber, and an Economic Recession?

At the end of September, Bloomberg posted a piece about domestic heavy-truck sales plummeting suddenly. The Bureau of Economic Analysis released a report that showed August of 2016 experiencing a sales drop of 29% when compared with the same period in 2015, which was...
How Big Data is Impacting Economics

How Big Data is Impacting Economics

When you break it down to simple terms, the field of economics at it’s core is about math and people. Nowadays, you might want to add that it’s about math, people, and “big data.”   Economics is the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consumption,...
Brexit vs. Black Wednesday

Brexit vs. Black Wednesday

In the lead up to, and aftermath of, the Brexit referendum vote in June, you may have seen more than one reference comparing the potential fall-out to “Black Wednesday”. While that is not turning out to be entirely comparable, (Pound Sterling Live said on 7/25/16 that...