Best in Economics this week: August 29

Piketty, eat your heart out


So, debt buybacks equals leverage…? And another twist: end of QE is the end of buybacks?

And here is some more on leverage

How the Dow has changed over times… (via @ritholtz)

Pretty shocking, really…

It is not just inflation that has been in decline in Europe: expectations are also down…


…and here are more worries for the European economy: the disappearance of middle class…


Nice one: “Wait, people live here?”

And there are 37 more like these maps, just one click away

EM debt: here are some warnings from the BIS

Cool charts on oil disruptions through time

Cool pictures. Like this one: grass after lightning strikes

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