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A Fiendishly Difficult Geo-Quiz

By Martin W. Lewis | April 6, 2013 | 10 Comments

After mapping a number of the indicators found in the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, I realized that the results could make a particularly challenging geo-quiz. Many of the results seemed surprising to me, and as a result I am not sure if I would have done very well on the quiz.
At any rate, I have included …

Egypt and the World Diesel Price Map

By Martin W. Lewis | April 4, 2013 | 8 Comments

The price of fuel in Egypt, and especially that of diesel, has been featured in many recent news stories, owing to the perilous state of the Egyptian economy. As an April 1 article in Financial Times notes:

Egypt imports up to 70 per cent of its diesel, which it uses to fuel cars, farm equipment and power plants. In addition, it …

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