Best in Economics this week: December 19

The pessimist guide to 2015: the 16 things that could go wrong in 2015
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The higher, the less good…

2014, the year that was.

The world conflicts all mapped together. An no, I do not know what kind of a conflict Iceland has…

IPO bonanza!

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Look at the huge wage divergence between North Dakota and Minnesota!
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And this one is also interesting: when income has peaked over the last 45 years…

This one never ceases to amaze me: the US and evolution

The incredible strength of the US (and world) bond markets in 2014

An animation of over thirty years of US yieldcurve development!

Apparently, this has been a pretty dismal year for mutual funds trying to beat the S&P500
mutual funds

And even more pictures: these are the best satellite pictures of 2014

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