Best in Economics this week: May 31

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


Nice overview of some strange maps, like the one below

Interesting study by McKinsey on the estimated economic impact of new technologies

Interesting chart, but that last line is simply tasteless…


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

The OECD outlook was published this week


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


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

Overview of deadly mountains in the world

The Federator: save the economy by helicoptering money on the town…

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

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