Best in Economics this week: April 29

Logical: oil move 50% higher, bond yields drop…1UelaDuOGuyJDibcbGPmhARcadrgdl1RS2dJTgLUnzJIoWz035uetRLGiwh5XfzgBn8djSkfk6Ito9RuSseFxs-JjRC4zrhgKrFN5IPKw3unTBSbE7s2OWPCAP2hZ159RnvOHiuF

http://uk.businessinsider.com/dramatic-decoupling-in-markets-is-feds-fault-2016-4

Peak oil, the other way round

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/the-end-of-oil-as-we-know-it-2016-4

Nice one by the Economist “If it ain’t broke, don’t Brexit”
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21697858-british-economy-would-be-neither-destroyed-nor-unleashed-leaving-eu-if

Martin Wolf on the Brexit issue: “The top 10 points in favour of an exit and how to rebut them”

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https://next.ft.com/content/c72960f0-088c-11e6-a623-b84d06a39ec2

The cost of Brexit according to the OECD

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/27/leaving-the-european-union-could-cost-every-british-family-a-months-pay-new-report-says/

Being a teacher in the Netherlands is not such a bad deal, if this data is correct

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/04/daily-chart-18

The 2015 report. “Financial integration in Europe”

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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/other/financialintegrationineurope201604.en.pdf

“A Nerd’s Guide To The 2,229 Paintings At MoMA”

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http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/a-nerds-guide-to-the-2229-paintings-at-moma/

Chili: the place where it is pretty safe to drink, apparently…

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/04/daily-chart-9

China consumer spending has held up its end of the bargain

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http://www.economist.com/news/business-and-finance/21697597-free-spending-consumers-provide-comfort-troubled-economy-consumption-china-resilient

Putting things into perspective

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http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-rise-and-deadly-fall-of-islamic-states-oil-tycoon-1461522313

Updated
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/04/how-the-media-blows-things-out-of-proportion/

Timely: the economic outlook by the IMF on the (broader) Middle East

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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/reo/2016/mcd/eng/pdf/menap0416.pdf

A cool refugee allocation tool by the Economist

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Cool overview of the trading routes in the world

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http://www.shipmap.org/

 

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