Best in Economics this week: October 21

China corporate debt bubble
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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2016/wp16203.pdf

China property bubble
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/10/14/2177276/chinas-property-bubble-land-reform-edition/

Megacities!
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http://oecdinsights.org/2016/10/20/habitat-iii-and-the-challenge-of-urbanisation-in-five-charts/

Bad loans, still very close to peak levels in various countries
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http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/10/a-framework-for-thinking-about-bad-loans.html

The stock market looks cheap. Does it?
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http://fatasmihov.blogspot.nl/2016/10/the-stock-market-looks-cheap.html

It is not just investments that have been slower than usual…
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http://www.frbsf.org/economic-research/publications/fedviews/2016/october/october-13-2016/

Peak apps!
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/app-boom-over-chart-ios-android-2016-10/

Well, it’s easy to spot the trend in this one
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http://www.bradford-delong.com/2016/10/early-monday-delong-smackdown-labor-force-participation-trends.html

The winner takes all…. And youtube trumps facebook!
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/10/daily-chart-9

No link with this one, I hope.
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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-18/outspending-wall-street-2-to-1-silicon-valley-takes-washington

On the expected rise of digital hollidays…
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http://www.businessinsider.com/hsbc-report-on-transportation-and-virtual-reality-2016-10

Norway is taking a big leap into… stocks!
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http://www.cnbc.com/2016/10/18/how-norway-is-helping-stocks-climb-around-the-world.html
http://voxeu.org/article/bond-equity-allocation-norwegian-sovereign-wealth-fund

The ongoing decline of Japanese export markets

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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/10/17/2177350/on-the-return-of-japanese-inflation/

Productivity. I am almost wishing for a post on Piketty by now

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http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-the-economy-doesnt-roar-anymore-1476458742

Active versus passive: cool overview

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http://www.wsj.com/graphics/index-funds-taking-over-sp-500/

Children: they cause income to drop.

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http://equitablegrowth.org/equitablog/economic-insecurity-rises-around-childbirth-explained-in-four-charts/

Ageing. Not going away

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/morgan-stanley-on-productivity-the-aging-global-population-and-the-economy-2016-10/

Surinam! Eat that, you Brits!

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2016/10/sterling

 

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