Levi: What The Nobel Prize Tells Us About Oil

Michael Giberson Michael Levi, at his CFR blog, explains “What The Nobel Prize Tells Us About Oil“: Do you think that it’s straightforward to figure out whether high oil prices cause recessions? Many people apparently do. The 2011 Nobel Prize in Economics, awarded today to Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims for “empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy”, should make … More Levi: What The Nobel Prize Tells Us About Oil

Oil shocker: Energy economist bids to get back on the front page

Michael Giberson I don’t know about the rest of you university energy economists, but life in the classroom got a little tougher for me this Spring. Last Fall energy economics was on the front pages of the nation’s newspapers every week, nearly every day. Anytime I wandered into class a minute or two early, I … More Oil shocker: Energy economist bids to get back on the front page