Best in Economics this week: October 28

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/bigpicture/2016/10/26/autumn-brilliance/iRQ3uITMVlO64lxBvwbUEO/story.html 

A very interesting read on ageing

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https://www.ft.com/content/df61dc42-99fa-11e6-8f9b-70e3cabccfae

A bit of background on driverless cars

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http://humantransit.org/2016/10/are-fully-driverless-vehicles-coming-soon-reasons-for-doubt.html

Could it be this simple?
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/10/26/2178098/bitcoin-as-a-chinese-capital-outflow-proxy/

And gone is the centre
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/10/24/2177893/the-rise-of-the-angry-voter-charted/

And while we are on the subject of politics: index of rage…

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http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2016/10/rise-of-the-politics-of-rage.html

Interesting tables on risk parity
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http://www.ai-cio.com/2016-Risk-Parity-Investment-Survey

Ownership of stocks by passive investors

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http://graphics.wsj.com/passivists/

And talking of size…

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/ubs-on-bond-market-ownership-concentration-2016-10/

Oh…. so THAT is equity….

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https://www.buzzfeed.com/morganstanley/can-you-score-at-least-80-on-this-finance-quiz

How does this picture change if you actually pay down on your debt as well?
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http://unassumingeconomist.com/2016/10/housing-in-the-u-s-affordable-or-not/

How the income distribution has shifted…

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https://www.ft.com/content/98ce14ee-99a6-11e5-95c7-d47aa298f769

Will the risk hedge-ability of bonds disappear again?

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https://bankunderground.co.uk/2016/10/20/bitesize-250-years-of-the-bond-equity-correlation/

How important migrants are for certain economies

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https://blog-imfdirect.imf.org/2016/10/24/migrants-bring-economic-benefits-for-advanced-economies/

Time is running out for Trump

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/10/daily-chart-14

The shift of the electorate of the Republicans

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http://www.wsj.com/articles/republicans-rode-waves-of-populism-until-it-crashed-the-party-1477492356

Predicting medium term exchange rates

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http://voxeu.org/article/exchange-rate-predictability-medium-term

I personally think France has made it a principle to never reach the 3%…

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http://www.wsj.com/articles/investors-new-message-to-global-governments-spend-more-1477250595

Look at the Netherlands go with reducing debt!
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http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/7709577/2-24102016-AP-EN.pdf/bb6c47ac-d5ed-400c-b536-fbd9b0464907

Ah yes, Brexit will not hurt… #thinkagain

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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-10-24/brits-are-starting-to-count-the-cost-of-brexit

An effort to quantify the economic costs of global warming

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http://voxeu.org/article/climate-change-and-cost-inaction

Ah, blackrock has also spotted global warming

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http://www.businessinsider.com/blackrock-report-on-climate-change-and-finance-2016-9

 

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