Best in Economics this week: June 19

The worrying lack of drinking water….

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http://conversableeconomist.blogspot.nl/2015/06/some-fresh-water-economics.html

Always wanted to know what the average -say- surgeon or computer network architect earns in the US? (big chart only one click away)
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/the-average-wage-for-almost-every-job-in-america-2015-6

But let’s not call it a bubble…
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http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-06-18/ritholtz-s-reads-five-years-of-greek-misery

Some charts on wage increases around the world
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/economic-recovery-wage-growth-is-back-2015-6

The Netherlands in the top five

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/santander-research-most-expensive-places-in-the-world-to-buy-petrol-2015-6

Cool chart showing where population has increased (red) or decreased (blue) in the 2001-2011 period

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http://www.bbsr.bund.de/BBSR/DE/Home/Topthemen/Downloads/bevoelkerungsentwicklung.jpg;jsessionid=0E177398FE31F72610BE4013D684074D.live1042?__blob=publicationFile&v=2

Trump is a well known name, but man does he have a problem…

Ritholtz

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-06-17/ritholtz-s-reads-amazon-vs-uber

But you can hardly deny where the problem comes from…

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/06/donald-trump-enters-presidential-race

Family owned rules. Although I thought the opposite was always the case…

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/reasons-family-owned-companies-do-better-2015-6

And buying US stocks now will get you poor results in the next ten years to come

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http://www.pieria.co.uk/articles/buy_us_equities_now_and_you_could_be_locking_into_historically_poor_returns

A bit of weird trading patterns in the US

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…and this is the first thirty minutes of trading

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/selling-in-the-first-30-minutes-of-trading-2015-6

How the mismeasurement of the price of light might have lead to an under-measurement of the GDP per capita of 7 percent

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http://blogs.ft.com/gavyndavies/2015/06/15/the-greatest-unknown-the-impact-of-technology-on-the-economy/

Cool website with all kinds of wealth statistics

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https://www.worldwealthreport.com/reports/population

Some slides on the markets

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/oppenheimer-market-strategy-june-2015-2015-6?r=US#-but-it-paid-to-hold-gold-over-the-last-ten-years-27

This one comes without a comment…

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/06/18/you-have-to-see-how-many-more-people-are-killed-by-guns-in-america-to-really-believe-it/

This is going to be a tough Ramadan this year…

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/06/daily-chart-13

The average US woman is now as heavy as the average US man was in the 60s…

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/06/12/look-at-how-much-weight-weve-gained-since-the-1960s/

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