Best in Economics this week: December 5

What’s the impact of declining prices of capital goods for the economy

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http://www.centreformacroeconomics.ac.uk/pdf/CFMDP2014-28-Paper.pdf

 

And another important productivity question: are we mismeasuring productivity growth?

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http://macromarketmusings.blogspot.nl/2014/12/are-we-mismeasuring-productivity-growth.html

Still one of the more shocking charts of the Eurozone…
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http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-12-03/ritholtzs-reads-charts-habits-and-bias

A bit more of history on oil prices…
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http://origin-www.bloombergview.com/quicktake/oil-prices

And these are the break-even oil prices across the world.
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http://www.businessinsider.com/citi-breakeven-oil-production-prices-2014-11

And this is the update on oil disruptions: heading lower…
http://econbrowser.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/temp_oil_disruption_nov_14.png
http://econbrowser.com/archives/2014/11/a-glut-of-oil

Pirates: the numbers, not the myth
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2014/12/01/2056222/the-price-of-piracy/

The question is, is this a solid relationship, or are we being fooled by two spikes?
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https://www.bondvigilantes.com/blog/2014/12/03/war-loan-called-yay-quick-thoughts/

Stressss!!!!!!
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/12/03/the-google-misery-index-the-times-of-year-were-most-depressed-anxious-and-stressed/

Debt in the US: when will the student bubble burst?
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http://online.wsj.com/articles/americans-borrowing-more-briskly-for-cars-homes-1416931220

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