Best in Economics this week: February 21

Brilliant interactive map into the origin of interbreeding of humans. Could help to rewrite history as we know it!

http://admixturemap.paintmychromosomes.com/

ECB report on debt
http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/scpwps/ecbwp1639.pdf

Pretty scary chart on the South China Sea…

ttp://www.businessinsider.com/south-china-sea-territory-claims-map-2014-2

We have said it before, but will probably have to say it some more often: growth does not mean equity returns!

http://www.businessinsider.com/equity-returns-and-gdp-per-capita-2014-2

Robert Gordon has given an update: “The Demise of U.S. Economic Growth: Restatement, Rebuttal, and Reflections”

http://www.nber.org/papers/w19895

Fama on the history of the efficient Markets Hypothesis

Interesting chart on bitcoin mismatch pricing…

http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21596971-bitcoin-growing-too-fast-its-technology-keep-up-great-hiccup

Flappy bird has even made it to The Economist!

http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/02/value-flappy-bird

Unlikely but nevertheless interesting chart on the economic powers during the last 1000 years or so

http://www.businessinsider.com/world-economy-share-since-1000-2014-2

Sex sells. All I am saying…

The rise and rise and rise of the US stock market

http://www.businessinsider.com/stock-market-1899-2013-2014-2

The ALBA TOP, the UNASUL and the CIC. Now why haven’t I heard of any of them…?

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/02/the-most-important-alliance-youve-never-heard-of/283877/

Nice chart from the Economist on African leaders, economic prosperity and life expectancy

http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/02/daily-chart-12

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