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Zimbabwe to ban electric water heaters to save power

BBC: Zimbabwe to ban electric water heaters to save power Article published: Oct 1, 2015 - out of date: no longer suitable for your IB Economics commentary IB Economics syllabus: Development Economics New regulations in Zimbabwe will make it mandatory to households to use solar panels for heating water in order to save electricity of up to [...]

By | 2017-08-23T10:46:00+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Development Economics|Comments Off on Zimbabwe to ban electric water heaters to save power

Where does the garbage of the first world end up?

Wired: Inside the Hellscape Where Our Computers Go to Die Article published: Apr 23, 2015 - out of date: no longer suitable for your IB Economics commentary IB Economics syllabus: Development Economics (poverty, inequality, market failure, pollution) “PEOPLE LOVE GADGETS — especially shiny new ones. Bigger screens. Faster processors. Slimmer profiles. But what happens to our mobile phones, [...]

By | 2017-08-23T10:51:50+00:00 May 2nd, 2015|Development Economics|Comments Off on Where does the garbage of the first world end up?

World Economic Forum —> World Development Forum: a much needed name change

The Guardian: Never mind growth, Davos delegates – how about a World Development Forum? Article published: Jan 30, 2015 - out of date: no longer suitable for your IB Economics commentary IB Economics syllabus: Development Economics (inequality, ending extreme poverty, economic growth vs. economic development) According to the author, Lawrence Haddad, a simple name change would mean [...]

By | 2017-08-23T11:16:09+00:00 March 22nd, 2015|Development Economics|Comments Off on World Economic Forum —> World Development Forum: a much needed name change
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