Best in Economics this week: August 21

And here is some reading on the disinflation in the Eurozone: conventional monetary policy has not helped
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/low-inflation-eurozone

There is a big study by McKinsey on the Internet of Things
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http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/business_technology/an_executives_guide_to_the_internet_of_things

How the strong dollar hurts the growth of Emerging markets…
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/strength-dollar-and-emerging-markets-growth

Government debt around the world…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/graph-worlds-debt-share-by-country-2015-8

Is there, or is there not a liquidity problem in bond markets? Here is the fed’s answer
screenshot 2015 08 19 06 00 01
http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2015/08/has-us-treasury-market-liquidity-deteriorated.html#.VdMvnWf1SzE

Some cool charts (and reading) on liquidity during flash crashes
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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2015/08/liquidity-during-flash-events.html#.VdTUVVOqpBe

Value stocks are set to stage a comeback
Value vs. Growth Chart
http://www.advisorperspectives.com/articles/2015/08/11/why-you-should-allocate-to-value-over-growth

Inflation may have been low worldwide, but still the highest in China
yuan strong
http://uk.businessinsider.com/hsbcs-stephen-king-the-global-economy-is-losing-its-last-shock-absorber-2015-8

European growth has slowed down in Q2. Due to the usual suspects
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2015/08/economic-growth-europe

Housekeepers, janitors and teachers are the most common jobs held by immigrants
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/immigrant-jobs-state-map-2015-8

I like this one as well: how the cumulative current accounts stack up in the Eurozone
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http://conversableeconomist.blogspot.nl/2015/08/europe-when-macro-overshadows-micro.html

Interesting and depressing find, if true: investing in college is not worth it for hispanics and blacks…
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/08/17/college-is-not-the-great-equalizer-for-black-and-hispanic-graduates/

Is it for real or just a fantasy: the Nicaragua canal…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/its-hard-to-find-anyone-who-believes-china-is-actually-going-to-build-that-50-billion-canal-across-nicaragua-2015-8

I think I would have retired at 47…
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http://www.marketwatch.com/story/from-6000-to-67-billion-warren-buffetts-wealth-through-the-ages-2015-08-17

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