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8 July 2011

Oil: Journey Beyond Fanciful Economics and Frightful Politics

For the week of July 10th, 2011

Guest: Cyrus Bina, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics and Management at the University of Minnesota Morris and author of “Oil: A Time Machine – Journey Beyond Fanciful Economics and Frightful Politics”

Issues: A history of oil production; Whether legislators can control the price of gas; OPEC and cartels; The globalization of oil; Energy independence; Comparing recent energy crises with the past spikes; Growing oil demand in emerging economies

Part 1

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Part 2

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