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The Economic Globe

William Nordhaus and Chen Xi have created interesting graphics for the world economy which highlight the relation between geophysical variables and economic growth. To access this paper click here. To access the impressive rotating economic globe, click here.

Some food for thought for aspiring geoeconomists:

1. Economic deserts of the world are cold regions.
2. Other than in United States and Europe, much of the economic activity is clustered along coastlines.

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