Best in Economics this week: August 15

The High Yield correction apparently was a bit of an outlier…

Number of deaths and Google attention do not always match when it comes to war…

Brilliant overview of the Big Names’ investment returns!

The population divide in China

European lending: a tale of three countries… By the Economist (paywall)

My favourite technology chart, updated

The Economist on prostitution: “More bang for your buck!”

Wow! Owning a car in New York City was quite a risky business back in the 90s…

In case you are a believer (in US demographics), this is a buy signal, or so I am told…

…and here is a bit more on demographics

Nice video clip mapping births and deaths through the ages…

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