Best in Economics this week: May 17

European divergence has been a central theme this week, either with non-performing loans…


…GDP growth…


…with perception on (economic) performance…


…or borrowing rates


Abenomics has achieved a lot, but higher inflation expectations is not part of it (yet)


Beautiful (and sometimes shocking) timescapes from satellite images


The remarkable divergence in the gold market…


“Supply shock from North American oil rippling through global markets” From the International Energy Agency


China is over the hill, Africa keeps on ramping up…

Article IV consultation by the IMF on the Netherlands

No, the S&P is not the US economy…

‘cool’ chart on famine deaths broken down by region and decade. Africa is not as bad as I would have thought…


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