Best of the Web: 15-01-13, nr 1142

Good morning. Yet another way to show that when it comes to unemployment, the US has not recovered from the 2008-blow yet
http://uk.businessinsider.com/only-2-percent-of-counties-have-fully-recovered-2015-1

Best of last week, one day late. US elections, export tigers, population density, the CO2 foodprint and how diseases are fighting a losing war (apparently) and more
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2015/01/09/best-in-economics-this-week-january-9/

Headline deflation is likely for the US as well…
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http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/2015/01/11/the-global-deflation-shock-how-big-and-how-bad/

…which, if we combine it with this chart, makes clear that US bond yields are not going to rise anytime soon…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/01/12/2084742/europe-is-leaking/

The lucrative business of central banking!
http://brucekrasting.com/wise-man-sinks-snb/

Big data! Good luck with it!
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/01/12/map-literally-every-goat-in-the-united-states/

Terrorist attacks in Europe since 1995…
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/01/12/for-europeans-terror-attacks-are-still-a-tragic-part-of-life/

Interesting fact on Brazil: it is a pretty closed economy by international standards….
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/brazil-s-closedness-trade

Oil rig count. Another job I did not know existed…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/us-rig-count-drop-faster-than-other-oil-bear-markets-2015-1

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