Best of the Web: 15-09-18, nr 1295

Good morning. There are efficient and there are inefficient innovators, it appears…

http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/09/global-innovation-rankings

“The global productivity slump: Common and country-specific factors”

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http://www.voxeu.org/article/global-productivity-slump

How factor investing has saved the day during rough weather…
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21665026-which-investments-work-best-when-markets-decline-looking-lifeboats

Cool tool enabling you to see what the Fed’s projections were -say- three years ago
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-16/how-the-fed-s-most-important-message-became-enshrined-in-dots

Interesting charts from the ECB monthly report
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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/ecbu/eb201506.en.pdf

And on a slightly different topic…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/how-expensive-haircuts-are-around-the-world-2015-9

A complete overview of all previous editions of Best of the Web can be found herehttp://tinyurl.com/c8ge4c5. All links provided are collected from public websites, unless otherwise specified. I have not checked the data or information for accuracy used, and therefore do not guarantee that all data provided will be 100% correct. The links provided do not necessarily reflect my personal opinion and should be seen as general interest: oftentimes I do not agree with arguments presented, but nevertheless think it is worthwhile to read them. It is up to the reader to make up their own mind. Suggestions or discussions are more than welcome. Do not quote unless specifically cleared beforehand!

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