Best in Economics this week: December 09

Bond market classic
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http://theirrelevantinvestor.com/2016/12/07/dont-fear-the-reaper/

CO2 classic. Rising no longer?
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/us-economy-emissions-2016-12/

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/

Meanwhile, the world economy is reflating all by itself

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https://www.ft.com/content/3e17856d-c3c2-3838-bc3c-d8a773d8d991

Credit spreads have not risen in line with political uncertainty
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/albert-edwards-scariest-chart-in-the-world-2016-12/

Ah: the first this-was-2016-charts have arrived!

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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2016/12/08/2181101/well-that-was-fun-fx-edition/

Very cool chart, I must say

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2016/12/08/american-dream-collapsing-for-young-americans-study-says-finding-plunging-odds-that-children-earn-more-than-their-parents/

Upside risks. They exist, it appears…

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/oxford-economics-research-on-trump-and-risks-to-the-global-economy-2016-12/

Taiwan… Now there’s a currency manipulator!
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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/

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 land of the robots is….?

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http://www.businessinsider.com/bernstein-china-robots-and-the-end-of-adam-smiths-wealth-of-nations-2016-12

Cool chart from the OECD pension markets in focus (and yes, there is more)

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http://www.oecd.org/finance/private-pensions/pensionmarketsinfocus.htm

2024 will be the year?

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http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/One-thing-will-define-the-winners-and-losers-in-markets-next-year-1001581300

The unbelievable comeback of Heroin (deaths)…

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/08/heroin-deaths-surpass-gun-homicides-for-the-first-time-cdc-data-show/

A country report on Finland by the IMF

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http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2016/cr16369.pdf

Pretty shocking report and photographs on the ‘anti-drugs war’ in the Philippines

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http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/12/07/world/asia/rodrigo-duterte-philippines-drugs-killings.html

 

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