Best of the Web: 17-04-19 nr 1649

Good morning. Most relevant chart I have seen in, well… days?

http://www.theverge.com/2017/4/16/15304918/facial-hair-university-graduate-data-sideburn-beard-moustache

This title says it all…
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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/WEO/Issues/2017/04/04/world-economic-outlook-april-2017

Best of last week!
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2017/04/13/best-in-economics-this-week-april-14/

The curse of savings, according to The economist
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2017/04/cash-strapped-pensioners

Liquidity: the most underappreciated element of any financial market
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http://www.moneyandbanking.com/commentary/2017/4/17/revisiting-market-liquidity-the-case-of-us-corporate-bonds

French GDP per capita starting in 1300. I am not even sure the ‘per capita’ bit is reliable…
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https://notesonliberty.com/2017/04/10/the-gdp-real-wages-and-working-hours-of-france-since-the-13th-century/

Some cool drawdown charts on political events in the past
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http://www.businessinsider.com/guide-to-geopolitical-risk-for-markets-2017-4

The new IMF data mappert!
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http://www.imf.org/external/datamapper/NGDP_RPCH@WEO/OEMDC/ADVEC/WEOWORLD

 

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