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The big flatline : oil and the no-growth economy

Author: Jeff Rubin
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Palgrave Macmillan edView all editions and formats
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In an urgent follow-up to his best-selling Why Your World Is About To Get A Whole Lot Smaller, Jeff Rubin argues that the end of cheap oil means the end of growth. What it will be like to live in a world where growth is over?Economist and resource analyst Jeff Rubin is certain that the world's governments are getting it wrong. Instead of moving us toward economic recovery, the measures being taken around the globe  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Rubin
ISBN: 9780230342187 0230342183
OCLC Number: 793497194
Description: 258 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: Changing the economic speed limit --
Debt is energy intensive --
The Arab revolt --
Hitting the energy ceiling --
The keystone conundrum --
The Danish response --
Zero-sum world --
The static economy --
All bets are off --
Will triple-digit oil prices save the planet?
Responsibility: Jeff Rubin.

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In The Big Flatline, economist and resource analyst Jeff Rubin is certain that the world's governments are getting it wrong. The end of cheap oil signals the end of growth. Instead of moving us  Read more...
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'The warning that constraints on energy use will set limits to growth is worth taking seriously.' -Financial Times

 
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