Best in Economics this week: October 17


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Well, just as a recap of what is going on…

Very cool chart from the Economist on the drop in oil prices…

This one fits in nicely with the theme of falling commodity prices: emerging markets sensitivity to commodity shocks

The Global wealth report of Credit Suisse is out! With the special topic: wealth inequality!
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Ah! The Economist has come up with a better representation of the past. 🙂

On the plus side: the lines start lower each year, which means that the room for disappointments is smaller

A follow up on the global financial asset portfolio discussion

On buybacks.

Interesting chart showing water consumption patterns, versus costs. I never would have thought water to be so costly for Denmark…

Well, here is one expert panel of Economists that disagrees with the main premises of Piketty.

Where do the most muslims/christians/jews/hindus live?

I have probably shown this one before. Still a nice chart though.
OECD natural disasters economic damage

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