Best in Economics this week: April 17

How much longer can this expansion last?
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So much for joining that euro… The poor in Greece are back 35 years in time

All about the falling inflation rates
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Bernanke’s blog part IV. On low interest rates.

Speaking of which: negative is the name of the game in Europe..
negative yields europe

I wasn’t aware of this one…

The urge to merge. On the rise of mergers and acquisitions

It was the week of tax day in the US, so here is a chart on US taxes
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Default rates have never been lower. But whether that is good news, remains to be seen…

Cool chart on a prediction of the US population from 1948. They missed the outcome by only 120 million people…

Too much money…

And the complete World Outlook by the IMF has been published, with lots of interesting stuff.

Can anyone recall the October flash-crash?

Cool overview of volcanic eruptions in the world

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