Best in Economics this week: June 7

IMF took another look at the Greece bailout and the conclusions are not very nice…

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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2013/cr13156.pdf

http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/05/greek-regrets/ (comment by Krugman)

Sentiment on Emerging markets has turned sour as currencies decline…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/the-end-of-the-bull-market-in-emerging-markets-2013-5

…the growth outlook is weakening…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/06/focus-2

…while investors have been fleeing the region…

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http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2013/06/07/snap-em-fund-flows-a-painful-correction/

http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21579021-sell-emerging-markets-should-not-obscure-their-attractions-out-favour

Despite all the QE’s, inflation has yet to raise its ugly head….
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http://soberlook.com/2013/05/pce-core-inflation-lowest-on-record.html

…and speaking of QE, the BIS has taken a look at the impact of QE on financial markets…fU4u-Xi5u4R4hwm06FmNLR5L8HUgiV-soLSZb1GuwlgJ63jjO61OxSInLIUptYoSjqs7ACClAhq_bCXJlVxjAtfCEddvrHUmlQIwk3bv0dtxowjaB2WHaK7tqA

http://www.bis.org/publ/qtrpdf/r_qt1306.pdf

US bonds compared to US equities: bonds are bigger
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http://www.learnbonds.com/how-big-is-the-bond-market/

With the unrest in Turkey on the rise, this map on tweets in Turkish is interesting

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http://themonkeycage.org/2013/06/03/twitter-and-the-turkish-protests-post-weekend-update/

A number of other interesting maps can be found here…

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http://www.businessinsider.com/11-more-incredible-maps-from-the-most-addictive-site-on-the-web-2013-6

Net wealth in the world
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-06-04/debt-nations

Cool chart showing the world’s greenhouse gasses by source and sector
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/05/31/this-giant-chart-shows-where-all-our-greenhouse-gases-come-from/

40 pictures on the European flooding…
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http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/06/flooding_in_europe.html

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