Best in Economics this week: March 18

Worries….

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/jpmorgan-survey-on-biggest-fears-2016-3

Interesting chart showing that you actually cannot buy the US Presidency
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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/16/upshot/measuring-donald-trumps-mammoth-advantage-in-free-media.html

Small caps rule!
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http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2016/03/updating-my-favorite-performance-chart/

The quick recap of the German elections. Well, as quick as it gets…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/03/daily-chart-8

Labour productivity growth in decline. If you believe the output is measured correctly, that is
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https://www.economist.com/node/21695071

Important statistic alert!
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/03/15/the-incredible-thing-about-hamburgers/

“Productivity and innovation stagnation, past and future: an epic compendium of recent views”
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/03/11/2155269/productivity-and-innovation-stagnation-past-and-future-an-epic-compendium-of-recent-views/

A bit of reading from the Dallas fed: “Emerging-Market Debtor Nations Likely to Follow Fed Rate Boosts”
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https://www.dallasfed.org/assets/documents/research/eclett/2016/el1601.pdf

You are in this, for sure
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/brief-history-human-time

Foreign ownership in the European bond market
Foreign demand
http://uk.businessinsider.com/ecb-succeeds-taking-fear-out-of-market-2016-3

“Serial Sovereign Defaults and Debt Restructurings”
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2016/wp1666.pdf

Wages and compensation: still divergence
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http://www.epi.org/publication/pay-is-stagnant-for-vast-majority-even-when-you-include-benefits/

The Indonesian country report by the IMF
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2016/cr1682.pdf

“When I am president”. Good one.
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http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/these-are-the-phrases-each-gop-candidate-repeats-most/

 

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