Best in Economics this week: July 22

Spot the odd one out…
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http://www.moneyandbanking.com/commentary/2016/7/18/the-china-debate

Italy, the possible outcomes…

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/imf-research-on-italy-political-and-economic-crisis-threatens-europes-stability-2016-7-2016-7

Interesting paper: is the global economy captured by the world stock markets or not?

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http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2595305

Cool overview (plus review of) unconventional monetary policy measures

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http://www.bis.org/publ/work570.pdf

Interesting observation on the economic performance of the US economy

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http://uk.businessinsider.com/us-economy-finally-getting-good-news-2016-7

Inflation IS rising in the US. Bonds just simply ignore it.

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http://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-07-19/rorschach-tests-gold-troubles-and-terrorists

And here is something else that is mostly ignored by many….

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http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/cover_story/2016/07/donald_trump_is_unfit_to_be_president_here_are_141_reasons_why.html

Libyan oil production since 1991

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http://www.businessinsider.com/libya-to-resume-oil-exports-but-analysts-skeptical-2016-7

Coups are better done in autocracies
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http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21702478-plots-topple-leaders-are-becoming-less-common-thats-good-thing-many

And if you want to see how the ECB is distorting the market, look no further
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/07/20/2170368/it-feels-good-to-be-csppd/

Asian growth

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https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/how-slow-will-china-go-by-lee-jong-wha-2016-07

State(s) of emergency…

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http://qz.com/738249/the-worlds-depressing-state-of-emergency-in-2016-mapped/

UK Prime Minister’s: younger and less experienced

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/07/daily-chart-7

Cool interactive chart on… death

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http://visual.ons.gov.uk/does-our-sex-affect-what-we-die-from/

This should be interesting, if not geeky: “On the transactions costs of quantitative easing”
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http://www.bis.org/publ/work571.pdf

 

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