Best in Economics this week: April 10

Cool chart on annual results in stock markets. The average is pretty rare, apparently
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/04/average-returns-are-exceedingly-rare/

What do rich people in the US ‘consume’ most?
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http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2015/04/06/how-the-rich-and-poor-spend-and-earn-their-money/

The IMF has looked at investment funds and illiquidity
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/survey/so/2015/pol040815b.htm

The third blog of Bernanke in one week! How long will/can he keep this up…?
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http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/ben-bernanke/posts/2015/04/03-germany-trade-surplus-problem

Interesting chart on small countries economic performance
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http://www.thefinancialist.com/economic-lessons-from-small-count

The IMF takes a look at the growth record of the world economy during the past years and draws conclusions for the future
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/survey/so/2015/new040715a.htm

Urbanisation in East Asia…
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/04/09/the-mind-blowing-growth-in-east-asian-cities-visualized/

“What Seems to Be Holding Back Labor Productivity Growth, and Why It Matters”
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http://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2015/04/what-seems-to-be-holding-back-labor-productivity-growth-and-why-it-matters.html

Cool chart showing that California -once the hotspot of net migration- has lost its shine in the late 90s
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/04/net-migration-between-california-and-other-states-1955-1960-and-1995-2000/
…and while we are on the subject of the regional divide in the US: check out this one!
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/04/weekend-reads-165/
…and even more on movements within the US: this time oil (it is a gif, it should be moving)
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/04/02/an-eye-popping-gif-of-how-oil-moves-around-america/

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