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Andrew J. Scott

Andrew J. Scott

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Andrew J. Scott is Professor of Economics at London Business School.

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    High Oil Prices Can Help the Environment

    Jeffrey Frankel

    As the northern winter draws closer, surging fossil-fuel prices have left many consumers worried. But there may be a silver lining in the form of more aggressive US efforts to tackle climate change – provided the political will for such measures exists.

    explains why the increasing cost of fossil fuels could bolster global emissions-reduction efforts.
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    Russia's Communist Comeback

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Russia's Communist Party performed strongly in last month’s parliamentary and regional elections – and would have performed better, had the vote not been (most likely) rigged. But can the Party unite the Kremlin's opponents and together stand up to President Vladimir Putin's United Russia?

    explains why an invigorated Party has emerged as a real challenger to Vladimir Putin's United Russia.

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