Best in Economics this week: March 7

Very nice chart showing the world based on the oil reserves…screenshot 2014 03 06 06 24 58
https://twitter.com/SonyKapoor/status/441131341036683264

Classic ‘60 seconds’ clips on the economy. All 6 minutes of them…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCRNI04tnN8

It is a well known fact by now, but this chart underscores it: the US is in a low growth environment…

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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-03-06/2-charts-explain-slowest-economic-growth-history

…which is at least partly related to this: ‘Forecasts of Economic Growth Based on Demographic Forces’

Forecasts of Economic Growth Based on Demographic Forces
http://www.creditwritedowns.com/2014/03/century-policy-mistakes.html

And Russian gas became a lot more important over the past two weeks…

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http://www.businessinsider.com/heres-one-economic-reason-russias-invasion-of-crimea-pulls-in-europe-2014-3

Yet another visualisation of the income distribution

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/03/income-distribution-like-you-have-never-seen-it/

Interesting question: “Has US deleveraging ended?”

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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/scpwps/ecbwp1643.pdf

Greece: the modern day tragedy

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http://fsaraceno.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/greek-tragedies-2014-edition/

Cool chart on where China puts its priorities…

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http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304732804579420743344553328

Very interesting IMF report for all Emerging Markets Debt investors: “Tracking Global Demand for Emerging Market Sovereign Debt”

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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2014/wp1439.pdf

“The Best Investment Strategy? Getting Out of Our Own Way”

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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/03/your-money/stocks-and-bonds/the-best-investment-strategy-getting-out-of-our-own-way.html

And a bit of perspective on the weakening of the Chinese yuan..

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http://qz.com/182548/only-the-chinese-government-knows-why-the-yuan-is-plunging-but-thats-why-itll-reverse/

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