Best in Economics this week: September 19

http://www.zeit.de/zeit-magazin/leben/2014-09/fs-magnum-schottland-referendum

Interesting: was the strength of Emerging Markets only a temporary phenomenon?
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http://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21616891-ten-years-ago-developing-economies-were-catching-up-developed-ones-remarkably-quickly-it

And a bit more on (the lack off) capex spending
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-15/heatmap-global-capex-ex-capex-world

This final chart on the independence of Scotland
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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-09-18/238-years-disunited-kingdom

Ah well, one more can’t hurt
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http://qz.com/266522/all-of-the-declarations-of-independence-from-the-uk-in-the-last-century-mapped-and-charted/

Unit labour costs over time, relative over Germany
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http://fsaraceno.wordpress.com/2014/09/11/labour-costs-who-is-the-outlier/

Look at North Dakota go!
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http://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2014/09/the-changing-state-of-states-economies.html

On the efficiency of cars…
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http://qz.com/264781/the-latest-attack-on-americas-car-culture-comes-from-wall-street/

PriceWaterhouseCoopers on the need for reduced carbon emissions…
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http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/09/climate-change-pricewaterhouse

The slow death of the Italian economy. Brought to you by the IMF…
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2014/cr14283.pdf

Cool overview of voting within the Federal reserve.
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http://www.stlouisfed.org/on-the-economy/a-history-of-fomc-dissents/

Another threat of deflation. This time spotted by Fitch.
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http://www.businessinsider.com/fitch-warns-of-europe-doom-loop-2014-9

Comes without comment
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http://www.businessinsider.com/census-race-income-gap-2014-9

Who needs friends anyway…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/09/daily-chart-11

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