Best in Economics this week: June 16

Tax havens are distorting the US growth numbers according to this article
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http://voxeu.org/article/offshore-profits-and-domestic-productivity

Cool overview of all the ECB measures put in place over the last 10 years
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https://www.ecb.europa.eu/pub/pdf/scpwps/ecb.wp.2075.en.pdf

Health warning on the tech stocks…
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http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2017/06/putting-the-tech-wreck-into-perspective/

Computer driven correction?
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/06/14/2190152/not-your-fathers-market-tech-tantrum-shows-how-us-equities-trading-has-changed/

“The Robot Takeover Is Greatly Exaggerated”
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-06-15/firing-mueller-has-no-upside-for-trump

Let’s not blame it on Brexit, okay?
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https://pro.creditwritedowns.com/2017/06/anarchy-in-uk-politics-means-lower-yields-and-ends-austerity-as-we-know-it.html

Thanks, Donald!
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-06-15/tech-wrecks-tim-cook-and-steering-uber

A bit of reading on basic income
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http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2017/06/universal-basic-income-discussion.html

Coal is out of favor: I am not sure Trump will make a change…
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-06-13/he-voted-to-impeach-clinton-this-looks-bigger

Passive-aggressive

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https://qz.com/997381/passive-funds-are-on-pace-to-eat-the-entire-us-stock-market-by-2030/

16.8 days…?

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/future-of-american-family-vacation-2017-6/

Terrorist in the US (and indeed this must be based on backward looking data)

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http://ritholtz.com/2017/06/terrorists-pose-small-threat-americans/

 

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