Best in Economics this week: February 10

Nice one!

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https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/11/america-states-world-largest-economies

The IMF on Greece is out. Pretty ugly reading…
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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/CR/Issues/2017/02/07/Greece-2017-Article-IV-Consultation-Press-Release-Staff-Report-and-Statement-by-the-44630

How Greece compares to a number of other ‘emerging’ economies
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/02/08/2184149/greece-has-done-much-worse-with-the-euro-than-em-basket-cases-did-with-their-own-currencies/

Financial Market History; a pretty neat overview
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http://www.cfapubs.org/doi/pdf/10.2470/rf.v2016.n3.1

Paying off debt. Somehow, I do not think Norway is correct…
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https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/12/this-is-how-much-you-would-have-to-contribute-to-pay-off-your-country-s-debt

UK house prices over seven centuries…

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https://www.globalfinancialdata.com/gfdblog/?p=3994

Political risk deviates from what we have seen in the past

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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/02/06/2183903/__trashed-2/

Income distribution in the US: see that right column appear
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http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/02/must-read-jeff-desjardins-_visualizing-the-shifting-income-distributions-of-american-jobs_-visualizing-the-sh.html

The art -not the science- of Economics. From “Forecasting euro area inflation
using targeted predictors”
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http://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/scpwps/ecbwp2015.en.pdf

Passive investing, coming to a place near you!

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http://www.businessinsider.com/moodys-investor-services-report-on-etfs-going-global-2017-2

How to lie with statistics! Using the German re-unification to make it look like Germany is the weak one in Europe…

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https://www.bondvigilantes.com/blog/2017/02/07/demographic-challenges-require-new-economic-thinking/

The BIS proves that it is the Fed that is dominant when it comes to effective monetary policy

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http://www.bis.org/publ/work610.pdf

A report looking at whether semiconductor price declines are recorded correctly in the PPI… (spoiler alert: nope)

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http://ritholtz.com/2017/02/fast-semiconductor-prices-falling/

Simple rules and the Fed

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http://voxeu.org/article/r-star-and-yellen-rules

Which US state would suffer in a NAFTA meltdown?

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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/02/daily-chart-2

Asymmetry in consumption from shocks

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https://bankunderground.co.uk/2017/02/07/do-consumers-respond-in-the-same-way-to-good-and-bad-income-surprises/

Cool interactive way of visualising Mexican-US trade

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https://qz.com/896482/everything-the-us-imports-from-mexico-and-the-tariff-collected/

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