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Best in Economics this week: May 31

Cool chart showing the differences in tax rates paid by S&P500 companies

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2013/05/u-s-corporate-tax-rates-vary-greatly/

 

Nice overview of some strange maps, like the one below
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http://www.businessinsider.com/best-maps-from-maps-on-the-web-tumblr-2013-5

 

Interesting study by McKinsey on the estimated economic impact of new technologies
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http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/05/mckinsey-names-the-most-over-hyped-and-under-hyped-major-technologies-out-there/276190/

Interesting chart, but that last line is simply tasteless…

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http://abnormalreturns.com/financial-innovation-for-once-works-for-the-investor/

Cool interactive chart on the development of private and public debt through time: see them balls fly!nbt-boRPeRbQcWvyWYjWMRfxcasbbgp0-6BNWZj8gcR0WVFYA1hf-TJRqp_qFXpUJbD5Lq9nm7naXo0EAJ9j2fsFZPiLtZJB7WEgXyMkDZBZFV2eqP4iAwvaGg

http://graphics.wsj.com/national-debts/

The OECD outlook was published this week

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http://www.oecd.org/newsroom/global-economy-advancing-but-pace-of-recovery-varies.htm

Apart from the OECD report, this week the Stability Report of the ECB was published

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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/other/financialstabilityreview201305en.pdf

Interesting study by the BIS into the scarcity of collateral. As long as all AA(A) countries are not downgraded, than there is no shortage… :-)iksoGEU5C1GUwUPvyqcdGMNnjqYNR-ARon11W2hKnEgaJaXx2RMYHoPpxTfoMg2hUDGMzjMQSpSzc8W41RBf-z_himMS4Y0ackSGxWdmhTsHvVjM7Mp5_rHqqg

http://www.bis.org/publ/cgfs49.pdf

 

Overview of deadly mountains in the world
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/05/daily-chart-18

 

The Federator: save the economy by helicoptering money on the town…
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http://projects.wsj.com/games/thefederator/

By simply taking a 5 year moving average, the world all of a sudden looks completely different…UscUUkHu2HLqluTHLO34295PMJhivBrwxCWBRdHam7A0SIm5BUivjyXbfYKnCHsziaEtfPhRJlVsw_5MqzI0NHh6YSf8Bm_21Vng3Cf3k_UF57DHBO2QTKyVuA

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-05-30/us-worker-wages-not-lows

 

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