Best of the Web: 15-04-20, nr 1209

Good morning. Interesting pattern of the weak first quarter for the US economy…

http://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2015/04/deja-vu-all-over-again.html

A bit long for my taste but this IMF video (“The Why, Where, and How of Infrastructure Investment”) might be interesting?
http://www.imf.org/external/mmedia/view.aspx?vid=4179862292001

Why the oil prices dropped? Pretty simple, really..
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-16/big-oil-is-about-to-lose-control-of-the-auto-industry

My favorite subject: the price decline in investment goods
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http://www.nber.org/digest/apr15/w20836.html

Ranking the Emerging Markets with respect to GDP per capita growth
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http://rodrik.typepad.com/dani_rodriks_weblog/2015/04/turkish-economic-myths.html

A probably-should-read: “Explaining the death of private investments”
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http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2015/04/explaining-the-dearth-of-private-investment.html

Cool, but otherwise not very useful chart on taxes in the US
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/04/where-your-state-gets-its-money/

The US macro schedule for the week to come
http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2015/04/schedule-for-week-of-april-19-2015.html

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