Best in Economics this week: May 15

The shortest (and probably best) recap of the UK elections…
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https://twitter.com/diederickraven/status/597013227613069312

Cool way to show how the earnings season has been and what the stock market reaction has been
screenshot 2015 05 15 05 57 27
https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/earnings-season-winds-down-and-the-winners-are/

I have posted on it before, but this is on the Atlanta Fed real time GDP tracking model
screenshot 2015 05 13 06 25 35
http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/05/now-tracking-gdp/

A study combining three major trends: urbanisation, sharing economy and selfdriving cars. 2 out of 3 cars could be taken out…
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http://www.internationaltransportforum.org/Pub/pdf/15CPB_Self-drivingcars.pdf

Oh, oh…. Self-driving car accidents revealed in California
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-32691887

Is there an adverse relationship between innovation and religiosity?
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/05/do-strong-religious-beliefs-stifle-innovation/

Cool chart on the development (and expected development) of global income
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2015/05/global-inequality

Longer term implications of the sell-off in bonds…
http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/files/2015/05/ftblog857.png
http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/2015/05/10/bund-tantrum-warns-of-future-accidents/

US spending on…
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http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/05/lotteries-americas-70-billion-shame/

The winner takes all, according to this post
richgetricher
http://www.philosophicaleconomics.com/2015/05/profit-margins-in-a-winner-take-all-economy/

For the chess geeks out there!
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/05/08/how-to-win-any-popular-game-according-to-data-scientists/

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