Best in Economics this week: October 14

Talking smart

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https://medium.com/conquering-corporate-america/how-to-use-math-words-to-sound-smart-7391a5166e1

This should be interesting: a country report by the IMF on Saudi-Arabia

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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2016/cr16327.pdf

I need to look into this later

https://www.aqr.com/cliffs-perspective/turning-over-accepted-wisdom-with-turnover

A number of interesting charts: some of which I have already shown earlier

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http://www.vox.com/new-money/2016/10/10/12933426/27-charts-changing-economy

Interesting drop

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http://econlog.econlib.org/archives/2016/10/non-materialist.html

China is switching to Russia
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http://www.businessinsider.com.au/saudi-arabia-and-oil-market-share-2016-10

Something is breaking alright…

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https://bankunderground.co.uk/2016/10/07/inflation-compensation-and-risk-sentiment/

“What Is the New Normal for U.S. Growth?”

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But there will be inflation! In the UK that is….

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http://www.businessinsider.com.au/hard-brexit-pound-falls-against-dollar-euro-2016-10

The decline of men; or should that be the rise of women?

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/13/a-record-number-of-men-arent-working-this-might-finally-explain-why/

Which is also reflected in the expectations

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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/10/10/2176985/gbp-inflation-and-the-boe-choose-your-own-adventure-edition/

On a more serious note: this is much more worrying…

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http://oecdinsights.org/2016/10/13/neets-policies-to-support-young-people/

More on the death of globalisation

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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/10/11/2177071/on-the-ongoing-demise-of-globalisation/

Low rates are here to stay, apparently

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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-10-07/low-rates-are-here-to-stay

“Don’t Be So Sure the Big Tech Breakthroughs Are Behind Us”

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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-10-11/don-t-be-so-sure-the-big-tech-breakthroughs-are-behind-us

On the tightness of certain parts of the US labour market

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http://www.wsj.com/articles/americas-dazzling-tech-boom-has-a-downside-not-enough-jobs-1476282355

The demise of the pound

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https://www.ft.com/content/78478eee-e170-32d3-bdbb-b88a98f2f9bd

And related to that, from the Economist: “Why sterling suffered a flash crash” Yes, why?

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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21708673-pounds-weakness-vote-no-confidence-brexiting-britain-why-sterling

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