Best in Economics this week: June 27

http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2014/06/2014-national-geographic-traveler-photo-contest-part-ii/100764/

Last week’s big news: more than 50 million people are on the run…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/06/daily-chart-14

El nino, the short version…
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/06/el-nino-and-rainfall/

 

Nice one: a bit of history on volatility

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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-06-26/annotated-history-global-volatility

Old one, but still nice. The shift in the mean center population point for the US
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-06-24/220-years-population-dispersion-america

Is this turning into a self sustaining cycle? Profit is used to reduce numbers of shares, which will boost profit per share

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http://blog.yardeni.com/2014/06/stock-buybacks-charge-up-bull-excerpt.html

As usual, interesting reading from @went1955. As for the decline of the US: fracking, apparently (second link)…

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http://www.oneworld.nl/bloggen/blogs/de-week-tweets/de-week-van-went-tweets-14

http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2014/06/continuing_conv_9.html

Cool.
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http://www.gatesnotes.com/Books/Making-the-Modern-World

“Low interest rates and secular stagnation: Is debt a missing link?”

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http://www.voxeu.org/article/low-interest-rates-secular-stagnation-and-debt

Germany is weird. I do not know a country with so many Herr Doktor’s, but it ranks low on university schooling…

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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21605909-returns-investing-university-education-vary-enormously-wealth

This is the chart-version of a long-read. A long-chart.

bls wage chart

http://www.businessinsider.com/wage-chart-2014-6

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