Best of the Web: 16-03-09, nr 1404

Good morning. Interesting chart, but hard to actually believe that the international sync in business cycle declined in 2009…

http://www.voxeu.org/article/international-business-cycle-synchronisation-role-financial-linkages

I am highly suspicious of this one. No sports? No hobbies? And who was online (and met someone) in 1985??
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http://feeds.washingtonpost.com/c/34656/f/669525/s/4e1e7f78/sc/27/l/0L0Swashingtonpost0N0Cblogs0Cwonkblog0Cwp0C20A160C0A30C0A80Chow0Emuch0Elife0Ehas0Echanged0Ein0Eone0Eincredible0Echart0Eabout0Edating0C/story01.htm

Even more Brexit. This time from Morgan Stanley
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http://www.businessinsider.de/morgan-stanley-note-on-the-effects-of-britain-leaving-the-european-union-2016-3

Well, this chart should convince you… 🙂 (via @erik_aalbers)
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https://twitter.com/erik_aalbers/status/707311983784239104

Close enough, right?
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http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=4042

“Clearly, there is a direct link between the trends in trade and commodity prices” Show me twenty more years and I might be convinced…
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https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/stagnating-global-trade-low-commodity-prices-by-daniel-gros-2016-03

Huh? So 66% of the pensioners in the UK had a higher disposable income growth than average in 1979-2010? #notgettingthischart
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http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/mar/07/revealed-30-year-economic-betrayal-dragging-down-generation-y-income

I lived in the wrong country when my kids were born, that much is clear
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http://oecdinsights.org/2016/03/08/international-womens-day-what-fathers-can-do-for-gender-equality/

 

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