Best in Economics this week: June 12

How far you can get by train in Europe in a day


A bit of good news on the carbon emission side of things (via @PAvBoesschoten)


Ah! I feel a good conspiracy theory coming up!


So much for the guidance we can get from the Shiller PE…

How to spot fraud, the easy way

The presumed power of QE (although cause and effect may be the other way round)

Interesting: cash holdings at asset allocation funds at a high level. Liquidity buffer?


A bit of an update on the oil outages around the world


Expectations of long yields have been mostly wrong. What’s new, though?


Social CEO’s. Somehow I think that this meant something completely different ten years ago…


Some factoids on buybacks


2025! I hope I will make it!!

A cool chart plotting the differences between men and women in the US. (and yes, the men work more)

Pretty impressive chart on the death rate in wars since 1400 (per 100.000 persons alive)…

And as a follow up on that one: an impressive video on deaths in WWII


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