Archive for December 4th, 2015

Electricity shortages and industry: Evidence from India

December 4, 2015

Hunt Allcott, Allan Collard-Wexler, Stephen D. O’Connell have a research article on impact of electricity shortage on Indian industry:

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Brazil olympians will have to pay for their own AC

December 4, 2015

Brazil economic crisis is hitting its own olympians. In what is a really weird move, Brazil’s athletes will have to pay for the air conditioners in their dorms during the games:

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Learning about Chinese economic history

December 4, 2015

This is a good new source on figuring Chinese economic history (HT: MR blog) . We hardly know anything about it and make a mess of our analysis on CHina. Just using western economic analysis lens, we miss most of the key aspects of Chinese economy and society.

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