Best of the Web: 16-12-07 nr 1573

Good morning. Taiwan… Now there’s a currency manipulator!

http://blogs.cfr.org/setser/2016/12/05/do-not-tell-anyone-but-the-case-for-naming-taiwan-a-manipulator-is-stronger-than-the-case-for-naming-china/

The case is being made that it has been trade rather than machines that let to the loss of jobs
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/12/06/2180771/how-many-us-manufacturing-jobs-were-lost-to-globalisation/

Total tax burden in the world
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-12-05/the-u-s-is-a-low-tax-nation

The ‘positive’ outcome is a classic…
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http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Moodys-slashes-its-outlook-for-the-global-asset-management-industry-1001578211

OPEC production cuts and oil price rallies
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http://www.businessinsider.com/heres-what-oil-did-the-last-time-opec-cut-production-2016-12

Dutch mismatch between supply and demand of numeracy levels is pretty big
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https://www.1843magazine.com/data-graphic/what-the-numbers-say/higher-earning

A presentation on the future of digital
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/the-future-of-digital-2016-12/

 

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