Best in Economics this week: November 7

Let’s start on a positive note: this is what happened with stocks when Clinton lost Congress in ‘94


And once the election is out of the way, the good times start! (if history is a good guide, that is)


Hawks. Always drawing the short straw


Nice one: the costs of traffic jams


Cool piece of research from Bloomberg


I have no clue whether these numbers are correct, but if they are, the euro area is pretty bad…


Some thoughts on the Bank of Japan action from Martin Wolf


Interesting question “When island nations drown, who owns their seas?”


Probably an old chart, but still interesting

Not sure whether this one is true, but if it is, it’s funny


Goldman has developed a risk of equity bust matrix… Somehow, the odds with or without recessions is the same…


The fact that Israel and Mexico have the highest life satisfaction score sort of makes me doubt this bit of research


The relative lack of government contribution to the recovery so far.


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