Best in Economics this week: October 3

“Why inequality is such a drag on economies”

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/8b41dfc8-47c1-11e4-ac9f-00144feab7de.html

The Economist on the third wave and the damaging side of technology iUzPSuPnLzE_JyvJuQsuNKCMxuGE45GgOZIn1ujLoY3FDO0mM_vNcSxVoyq7_I09g3YFxidavsED7CLp0UAqx5qqe3oLALh6e5J007WyzKRP2Id9O_2aqdPczcmuHv4Jdw http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21621156-first-two-industrial-revolutions-inflicted-plenty-pain-ultimately-benefited

So much for debt deleveraging… The Global debt to GDP ratio is still rising according to this study 66OWX3oqjzUFR6ksxd3UnZh0SCYylIw7y6j_QdQVokUKkSlbw8KG9mTMd4PDMbP9oVd4-Dbs5bHzLAQO5e3WEfrY9vZAdtfKwAoMp5z1AA_tKyC1_OamTApY8sRK5QLdlw

http://www.voxeu.org/article/geneva-report-global-deleveraging

Two charts showing the composition of financial assets in the world. Emerging markets…

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…and the industrialised world (4 times as large)…

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http://www.businessinsider.com/geneva-report-2014-2014-9 Tech IPO’s through time. Remember Infineon PuVjmVIsHFTqLcpnwE04YebsqV4CmKo60vpSh1LnhVo-_yzeL7kChtG3f3dU7C3WoC6d_nPrICYxonxZ9U3UFsEUUAViM7wcoiYFIyv2z6VzZJm0qknqfEGQzAbmQTg_9Q http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2014/10/biggest-tech-ipos/

Where S&P companies get their revenues from… rlzd3aCY7vyHX2cOGtFI03lT-eD2XExwJW2yHfIyDIeezhXY-tngGs4bv2W4X0aKdjPilU0Lftizs6dZagXW-GhGfnmGSE-Yfgk2j7FEG3oMivoa_LJPt-uILMmZA6D0Ng http://www.businessinsider.com/sp-500-company-earnings-in-middle-east-2014-9

The hump is gone!

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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21621908-what-impressive-work-economic-history-tells-you-about-inequality-breaking

Cool tool from the OECD on how life changed over the decades. Financial and non-financial. lxYxjNG2IeI5feZs6DReukryXomDPPjSdac8qObLh3pVYVPRuuLaOuff8pSpTcNdHwSahGw5iJ0fLkK0sqVimyhVo4UPcaz9e_ULWHCbPNBeljgfzk9dFKEBS1qsu5HVYw http://gitvfd.github.io/How-was-life/

The hope of every proponent of the coming capex boom in the US…. swqDr5AXCRM5Of8na1rW9aLaee0macvZMxzWaARZGW5fQ4zFqdPZ93MQD-icXF_E9WDhVd-2pyDqWC7Bg_4yYTABrsLynK8oBe9Sscod5FML2pdJ3lzhCeP2ctvMxmxipw http://www.businessinsider.com/average-age-of-private-fixed-assets-2014-9

Just when you think you have seen all the variations on the inequality theme…

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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/27/upshot/the-benefits-of-economic-expansions-are-increasingly-going-to-the-richest-americans.html

Very cool site from the Guardian, enabling you to resize the world according to various variable

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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2014/sep/23/carbon-map-which-countries-are-responsible-for-climate-change

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