Best of the Web: 15-01-20, nr 1147

Good morning. The IMF revises growth estimates for 2015 down yet again

http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2015/update/01/

The next growth market? Batteries!
http://www.slate.com/articles/business/the_juice/2015/01/battery_and_storage_infrastructure_is_the_next_growth_area_for_energy_here.html

R&D spending in Lego. Makes you wonder what they are brewing right now…
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http://www.fastcompany.com/3040223/when-it-clicks-it-clicks

A BIS study dealing with secular stagnation
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http://www.bis.org/publ/work482.pdf

Nigeria may be the biggest African economy, but it has a rising problem
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/01/daily-chart-10

…and this is a a slightly broader picture…
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http://oecdinsights.org/2015/01/19/an-atlas-of-the-sahara-sahel-geography-economics-and-security/

Interesting question: What the Swiss FX shock says about risk models
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/what-swiss-fx-shock-says-about-risk-models

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