Best in Economics this week: March 11

Debt, booms and busts….

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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21693963-china-cannot-escape-economic-reckoning-debt-binge-brings-red-ink-rising

Job growth in some long term perspective
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http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2016-03-07/ritholtz-s-reads-etfs-inflation-and-marijuana

Big study by Credit Suisse on the Age of disruption
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http://discussions.ft.com/longroom/tables/equity-strategy/the-age-of-disruption-2/

Happy birthday to the Bull market (well, in the US that is)!

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-09/what-doesn-t-kill-bull-market-in-s-p-500-may-make-it-stronger

What if the world is heading for a Japan like scenario? Three strategies

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http://www.businessinsider.com/japanification-of-markets-taught-us-3-things-2016-3

Probably too simple to quantify it like this, but here is the potential of gender parity per country (and the world)

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http://www.mckinsey.com/global-themes/employment-and-growth/how-advancing-womens-equality-can-add-12-trillion-to-global-growth

Still a classic.

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http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2016/03/07/where-progress-comes-from.aspx

Is the core inflation right, or is the market right?

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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21694527-inflation-rising-households-have-yet-notice-one-hand

Mortgage clients are being charged more to pay for the negative interest rates…

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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/03/07/2155458/the-swiss-banking-response-to-nirp-increase-interest-rates/

In case you missed

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/bank-of-america-seven-year-glitch-note-2016-3

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

And here is Buiter’s ten cents worth on the subject

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http://www.voxeu.org/article/implications-brexit-rest-eu

Interesting visualisation on chess opening moves

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http://blog.ebemunk.com/a-visual-look-at-2-million-chess-games/

Well, this chart should convince you… 🙂

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https://twitter.com/erik_aalbers/status/707311983784239104

From the BIS: “Wealth inequality and monetary policy”

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http://www.bis.org/publ/qtrpdf/r_qt1603f.htm

Debt, debt, debt.

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http://ritholtz.com/2016/03/the-movie-plays-on-a-lens-for-viewing-the-global-economy/

An interesting bit of reading on US productivity: “Does the United States have a productivity slowdown or a measurement problem?”

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http://www.brookings.edu/about/projects/bpea/papers/2016/byrne-et-al-productivity-measurement?rssid=LatestFromBrookings

And related to that: “Silicon Valley Has Not Saved Us From a Productivity Slowdown”

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/06/upshot/silicon-valley-has-not-saved-us-from-a-productivity-slowdown.html

And the final one.

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http://www.thirdway.org/report/missing-the-juice-whats-happening-with-us-productivity-growth

Close enough, right?

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http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=4042

Some pretty good photo’s, one click away.
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/photo-essays/2016-02-29/see-the-world-through-smithsonian-s-staggering-photo-competition

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