Best in Economics this week: May 30

The lost growth of the 2007-2013 period per country


The total size of assets in the world, through time

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US inflation on the rise…?

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A bit of longer term perspective: “ Central Bank balance sheets: Expansion and Reduction since 1900”


Interesting chart on the importance of revenue from natural resources per country. Look at Norway.


For all the pension specialists out there: the Dutch Central Bank takes a look at pension obligations


Interesting shift in US immigration patterns over the past 100 years


The developing world has become more wealthy and, yes, more equal by the looks of it


Low volatility is not a problem. Or at least, in the past it wasn’t.



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