Best in Economics this week: May 27

]A superior source for risks and analyses: the ECB’s Financial Stability report!

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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/other/financialstabilityreview201605.en.pdf

Putting some perspective on an exabyte
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http://www.industrytap.com/knowledge-doubling-every-12-months-soon-to-be-every-12-hours/3950

FT: “US productivity slips for first time in three decades” (via @leonmwc)
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http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/925d8e6c-226f-11e6-9d4d-c11776a5124d.html#axzz49kkDql3p

Pretty clear: growth is not impressive
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/revenue-growth-is-anemic-2016-5

Cool chart on the relative price of certain currencies. The zloty is the cheapest…
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/this-is-the-worlds-cheapest-currency-2016-5

A bit of reading on the investment returns of the biggest pension fund in the world
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21699469-volatile-stockmarkets-spell-pressure-gpif-and-its-new-leadership

Hidden costs of helicopter money?
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http://voxeu.org/article/helicopter-money-illusion-free-lunch

Another cool chart on global outages in the oil industry
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/venezuela-collapse-protests-oil-headwind-2016-5

Eurobonds in Africa.
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http://www.economywatch.com/features/Africas-Looming-Debt-Crisis0519.html

How the pie has been divided in the US, 1967 versus 2014

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http://www.vox.com/2016/5/23/11704246/wealth-inequality-cartoon

Meanwhile, in the US, 2015

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http://www.federalreserve.gov/2015-report-economic-well-being-us-households-201605.pdf

Keynes was right after all!
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http://voxeu.org/article/how-much-we-work-past-present-and-future

The charts says it all
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/05/daily-chart-18

Serious business: antibiotic resistance…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/05/daily-chart-17

Peak smoke!!
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/05/24/one-of-americas-healthiest-trends-has-had-a-pretty-unexpected-side-effect/

Greece, the comeback?

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http://seekingalpha.com/article/3977502-earth-growth-greece-going-come

And here is some more on Greece

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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/05/25/2163182/the-greek-governments-equity-portfolio/

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