Best in Economics this week: November 4

Dragging growth lower? Fiscal austerity is the real cause, it appears…
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http://ritholtz.com/2016/10/fiscal-austerity-explains-recovery-long-coming/

In depth zombie knowledge
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/10/daily-chart-20

Still a classic
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-10-28/recessions-driverless-cars-and-corvettes

See? These elections are rigged!

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Trump is not very popular, it seems…

screen-shot-2016-11-10-at-06-31-52http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/11/daily-chart-1

Girl powerrrrr! (and the Netherlands underscores on this point)

screen-shot-2016-11-10-at-06-32-08http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/11/daily-chart

Shipping visualised
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http://www.businessinsider.com/biggest-oil-chokepoints-2016-11

Look at Italy go (nowhere) (chart via @pvanderwelle)

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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/other/eb201607_article02.en.pdf

Headline inflation is up, but core is moving nowhere, fast

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https://www.ft.com/content/68a6891c-5dc4-3517-8c03-4e65744b7f0b

The rise of the self-employed…
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http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/10/28/2178343/who-really-benefits-from-the-growth-of-self-employment/

How big is the oil market? Pretty big…

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http://ritholtz.com/2016/10/oil-market-bigger-metal-markets-combined/

Emissions….

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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-10-26/magical-thinking-won-t-stop-climate-change

Import prices
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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/other/eb201607_article01.en.pdf

The numerous ways to visualise elections
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http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/11/01/upshot/many-ways-to-map-election-results.html

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