Best in Economics this week: May 9

Nice chart on bull markets
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https://twitter.com/jerrykerns/status/463712783054696449

Much ado about China being a bigger economy than earlier thought…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/04/daily-chart-19

And this one is a beauty too!
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21601568-new-data-suggest-chinese-economy-bigger-previously-thought-dragon

Interestingly, according to the i-pad index (the technological version of the Big Mac index), the Chinese yuan is properly valued….

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http://www.businessinsider.com/cfr-ipad-mini-ppp-index-2014-5#!JiGVV

Interesting chart on Sell in May: how stable the underperformance during the summer months is
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http://www.businessinsider.com/chart-sell-in-may-and-go-away-2014-4

US is big in exporting services. Or patents, that is…
us services

http://www.businessinsider.com/basic-facts-about-the-american-economy-2014-5

Cool chart, which I sort of distrust though: wasn’t the IPO market dead in 2002?
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/05/05/u-s-businesses-are-being-destroyed-faster-than-theyre-being-created/

Buttonwoods takes a look at the shrinking supply of assets…
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21601876-markets-will-prove-fragile-if-central-banks-tighten-too-fast-ghostbusters

…and I guess Bulgaria will be empty before long?
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http://www.businessinsider.com/countries-that-have-lost-population-since-1990-2014-4

The GDP gains booked after joining the euro…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/05/daily-chart

Very cool way to show what the tax rate for the average worker in the EU is: how long do you have to work for the tax man
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http://t.co/VzDmFLyzod

Interesting (though old) study by McKinsey on who is on the receiving end (in the negative sense) with respect to cheap money…
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http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/d442112e-d161-11e3-bdbb-00144feabdc0.html

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