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Best in Economics this week: September 12

http://www.boredpanda.com/dangerous-journey-to-school/

A bit of longer term perspective
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www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2014/9/10/long-term-economic-growth.html

QE meets liquidity
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-07/jpmorgan-stunner-current-episode-excess-liquidity-most-extreme-ever

Seperation
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-09/spain-bond-yields-spike-most-over-decade-referendum-risk-spreads

From a historical perspective, neither inflation, nor deflation are a big problem right now
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-11/death-deflation-central-bank-era

In case you have missed this one: China is building an airbase in the disputed South China Sea…
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http://qz.com/263651/china-says-it-is-being-bullied-into-building-an-airbase-in-the-south-china-sea/

Back in ‘01 (0001, that is), when the Roman Empire sneezed, everyone got a cold…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/world-economy-year-1-2014-9

Lending rates are coming down, even for Italy and Spain
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/09/09/1961011/how-to-spend-it-ecb-bond-buying-edition/

Some new insights on productivity
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2014/09/americas-economy-0

Interesting chart on hours worked per year. Sweden is bucking the trend
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/09/08/nearly-one-third-of-the-american-labor-force-works-on-the-weekend/

I am not sure that Scoxit is such a good plan….
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http://www.businessinsider.com/banks-planning-to-leave-scotland-if-it-goes-independent-2014-9

A bit of reading on Emerging Asia by the BIS
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http://www.bis.org/publ/work463.pdf

Disasters put into perspective
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2014/09/economics-disasters

Some background information on basic income: all the pro’s and con’s are listed
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http://www.vox.com/2014/9/8/6003359/basic-income-negative-income-tax-questions-explain

What will be left for my kids. And let’s check ten years from now to see how much the bars have moved to the right.
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-05/when-will-it-all-run-out

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