Best of the Web: 15-04-08, nr 1201

Good morning. The IMF takes a look at the growth record of the world economy during the past years and draws conclusions for the future

And here is some more from that same analyses

A great probably-should-read from the Economist on secular stagnation

Another reader, this time on TTIP. Interesting, no doubt, but don’t expect spectacular charts…

Interesting question. Is Measurement Error a Likely Explanation for the Lack of Productivity Growth in 2014?’


What do rich people in the US ‘consume’ most?

A bit of research by the Fed trying to ease concerns about falling inflation expectations

And here are some statistics on the welfare and food stamp collectors in the US (but is it up to date, I wonder…?)

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