The Economist had a chart a few days ago showing that oil prices have roughly doubled since early 2005
, when I was writing stories about the scary possibility of $60 a barrel oil.
But here's another interesting chart from the Energy Information Administration
The doubling of oil prices has increased the retail price of gasoline by less than 50% since early 2005. This helps explain why demand diminution has so far been less than economists were expecting.
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