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Early Bird Headlines 26 April 2015
Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.
Renewable electricity has nearly trebled under this government.
- Ed Davey, Liberal Democrat energy and climate change minister, during an environment debate held by the Daily Politics show.
Amid the climate of mistrust about claims made by politicians that tends to accompany election campaigns, it is reassuring to report that the evidence supports the minister’s statement.
An economy moves between extended periods of positive output growth (expansions) and shorter periods of negative growth (recessions). Shifting between these phases is typically referred to as the business cycle. This cycle is a prominent feature in economies - both advanced and developing - and can be correlated across countries. The correlation of business cycles implies that groups of countries are in the same phase for stretches of time.
April 26th, 2015