Best in Economics this week: September 9

Look at the monkey jump!

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Source: CLSA Research

Taking a long view on productivity…
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https://growthecon.com/blog/BGP-Empirics/

“Forty years of indexing: from folly to fear”
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http://abnormalreturns.com/2016/09/07/forty-years-of-indexing-from-folly-to-fear/

The call for a production cut in oil is rising
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/why-russia-saudi-arabia-oil-cooperation-matters-2016-9

Blackrock on global warming (via Roderick Molenaar)
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/blackrock-report-on-climate-change-and-finance-2016-9

Cool! Do it yourself with the Taylor rule! Plug in your own variables with this tool of the Atlanta Fed
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https://www.frbatlanta.org/cqer/research/taylor-rule.aspx?panel=1

Sign of the times: we are now supposed to be happy to see more low paying jobs…
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/09/labor-day-reads-2/

Say what? “Blockchain’s Numbers Don’t Add Up”
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https://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2016-09-08/blockchain-s-ambitions-thwarted-by-funding-resources

Ok.
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/citi-central-bank-policy-creates-economic-inequality-2016-9

“What is nominal GDP targeting and would it help?“ Only if you think that GDP actually captures growth…
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https://sites.google.com/site/michaelhatcherecon/commentary/monetary-policy/what-is-nominal-gdp-targeting-and-would-it-help

A presentation on the issue of low productivity
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http://www.businessinsider.com/investing-in-a-twilight-zone-note-from-macquarie-2016-9

Probably an old chart, but interesting nevertheless
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-09-01/escaping-the-national-middle-income-trap

 

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