Best in Economics this week: February 27

Poverty has been in decline over the past twenty years


A very old chart, but very impressive nevertheless

All the corporate debt in the world, combined (and some more statistics on it, one click away)


Alphaville takes a positive spin on Japan (which has little to do with the graph though)


My favorite technical pattern: squirrel on a clown’s shoulder

How much lower can inflation rates go?

If you are looking for some historic data on bond yields: look no further!
BAML Italy yields

Even a bit more of history. No clue for which country though…
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Always negative on bonds…

On how diversified the various stock exchanges in the world really are… (once again from the Credit Suisse report)

Cool. although it takes some time to know how to read this one…

Cool study from the Dutch central bank (in Dutch) on debt and wealth in the world and the Netherlands in particular

On a completely different subject. Death sentences in the US. What would the ‘other’ be though…

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