Best in Economics this week: June 5

The state of the world. The blacker, the better.


The International Energy Agency has a cool report on renewable energy

Robot density. Sounds sort of eery…


“Two pioneering academics make the case for commodity index investments”

Some thoughts of Robert Shiller on the current valuation in stock markets


30% of all traders have never witnessed a rate change, apparently…

Here’s a chart I haven’t seen in a long time: PE to growth ratio. And it looks ominous…


“When Should Public Debt Be Reduced?”A radical solution for high debt is to do nothing at all…


Now even Goldman Sachs is calling on companies to stop buying back their own stocks!

And even more on stock buybacks. In the end, there will be no shares left…


“A unifying approach to prevent asset price bubbles”


On ageing in Europe

And some more ageing. Buy Wales! It will probably be the first bit of England to have passed the ageing cycle trough

From the World Bank: “Beyond commodities”

An interesting point made by Krugman


A bit of reading on the success of risk parity


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