Best in Economics this week: August 8

Africa, Africa, Africa. US steps up to the plate: pretty late…


So much for the lost Japanese decade…


Interesting chart showing the steady erosion of the 90% income bracket…


…which fits in fine with this one: a new report on how inequality is dampening growth


In case you have missed: there is much ado about the outflow of High Yield….



A country report on Japan by the IMF…


The harsh reality of retirement (and some disturbing statistics on US savings)


Infrastructure spending. China beats all.


Plot your own cool looking energy chart…

This one comes from a Nomura report. Alternatives: a pretty expensive asset class…


Clips, information and background on the Sunni-Shia divide


Russia’s track record with respect to growth…


Brilliant overview by the Wall Street Journal on the 100 legacies of the 1914-1918 war. With clips and pictures


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