Best in Economics this week: August 22

Finally some good news for the Dutch economy: we are going to revise the GDP numbers. Upwards, that is. (Economist, paywall)


The must-read that was published this weekend:”Secular stagnation: facts, causes and cures” 180 pages long…


This is how big the Norwegian wealth fund has become… (via @jackneele)


And talking about secular stagnation…


In case you wondered whether all that money works…?


So much for that tough austerity program in the UK…

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This is an interesting trend: the US seems to have lost the love for driving…


Look at all that cash… I sure hope that we are not moving to a Japan-like scenario…


Nice one!


How did the largest actively managed funds perform over the last 15 years?

A bit of perspective…

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What? No Dutch??


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