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  • Decrease In Traffic Congestion
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    Economics - Traffic Congestion city problems traffic street transportation Gondomar and Bayona National Income 1. Traffic Congestion If a city council faces severe problems with traffic congestion, a knowledge will benefit all parties. It is this I will debate in the lines to come. When traffic is a problem in a city, all sorts of means of transportation can be included, but it is mainly cars which seem tobe the problem. Therefor raising gasolin prices (by putting an extra tax on them) should in...
  • Elasticity Of Price For Gas
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    Gas Price Elasticity The Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy began tracking weekly gasoline prices in 1990 by means of a survey of 800 service stations around the country. The average retail price for unleaded gasoline posted its fourth record high during the week of June 12, 2000, increasing 5 cents a gallon to an average of $1.681. The price at the pump is higher than the same period last year by 56 cents and has risen 16.2 cents over the past month (Anonymous, 2000)....
  • Their Crude Oil Prices
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    The price of gasoline is a major interest to almost everyone in the country and almost everywhere in the world. It seems that every month or even more frequently, gas prices are either rising or dropping but never staying stable. Gasoline prices are affected by many factors, including the price of crude oil in the world market, supply and demand for gasoline, local market competition, temporary supply interruptions, government regulations, or taxes. Gasoline is produced by a distillation process...
  • Summer Gasoline Prices
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    By: tito E-mail, April 6 - The good news for consumers is gas prices are anticipated to drop this summer. But the bad news is the decline will be slow. With an increase in international oil production as a backdrop, the Energy Department today dramatically revised its forecast for summer gasoline prices. The agency said prices should peak later this month and begin dropping sometime in May, averaging about $1.46 a gallon throughout the summer. Even Cheaper Fall Prices And there's even more good ...
  • Cars Use Gas A Lot
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    Why Are Gasoline Prices Going Up So High? If everyone else in the world is paying a lot more for gas, why shouldn " americans? Take your average spoiled American who blames the Arabs for raising the gas prices unfairly in order to make a bigger profit. It's true, gas prices have gone up by a lot in the last few months, but is that unfair? Prices still are a lot higher in Canada, Europe and just about any other developed nation, according to Mike Royko in the May 2, 1996 issue of the Chicago Trib...
  • Regional And Local Differences In Gasoline Prices
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    The Price of Gasoline June 1, 2005 The Price of Gasoline What you are paying for when you buy a gallon of gasoline? Most people complain about the high cost of gasoline, but few understand how the price is calculated. Many people think this cost is for gasoline only, but many other factors determine what you pay at the pumps. Gasoline is a mixture of the lighter liquid hydrocarbons, and used chiefly as a fuel for internal-combustion engines "Microsoft Encarta", 2005). Crude oil accounts for near...
  • Rising Gasoline Prices
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    By Joe McManus In these times of war threats and terrorism, it is becoming extremely difficult for United States diplomats to maintain friendly relationships with oil rich countries. As a result, the U.S. economy may be faced with a possible oil shortage and continuous rising gasoline prices. As stated in the article "All About the Oil", Time Magazine "Iraqi exiles flew into Washington, D.C. in late January, 2003 for a two-day meeting with U.S. Diplomats. The Iraqis' - engineers and economists i...
  • Dramatic Fluctuations In Gasoline Prices
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    According to an August 31, 2003, online article from the Kansas City Star, gasoline prices in the Midwest have historically been among the lowest in the nation (Everly). However, within the last month, we are now slightly above the national average, which, according to the article "This Week In Petroleum", rose by 12 cents per gallon between August 18 and August 25, 2003 to an average of $1.74 per gallon. Drive around the Kansas City Metropolitan area and one will encounter prices ranging from $...

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