Best in Economics this week: May 30

http://brekend.nl/2014/05/21/15-x-street-art-die-met-de-omgeving-speelt/

The lost growth of the 2007-2013 period per country

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https://twitter.com/YiannisMouzakis/status/471536552728739840/photo/1

The total size of assets in the world, through time

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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/05/27/1862052/unbalanced/

US inflation on the rise…?

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https://lukasdaalder.com/2014/05/27/best-of-the-web-14-05-27-nr-1002/

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

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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/05/niall-ferguson-central-bank-balance-sheets-expansion-and-reduction-since-1900/

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

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http://www.voxeu.org/article/tax-policies-resource-rich-economies

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

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http://www.dnb.nl/binaries/Working%20Paper%20424_tcm46-307802.pdf

Interesting shift in US immigration patterns over the past 100 years

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http://www.businessinsider.com/pew-immigration-maps-2014-5

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

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/05/daily-chart-18

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

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http://www.businessinsider.com/citi-levkovich-vix-signaling-high-probability-market-gains-2014-5

 

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