Best in Economics this week: October 13

R&D; Not dead.
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-10-12/uber-s-reckoning-and-the-frightful-five

Abenomics! Not dead either!

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/david-rosenberg-japan-women-entering-workforce-2017-10/

Trump rally. Not dead.

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/trump-stock-market-news-unprecedented-rally-claims-untrue-2017-10/

And here is an interesting read on a central bank who is actively pursuing this as its aim…Aph9r_OL_3f8Bp7OBtZ1Jf2EdXhmS5xDvjofLExmkcuR4a9qMbGtxdQrEzxOHP2l5dns_eIWQDDRH9NPGPP2WeUGQQJBAI7ywnMs_NtxJLfo72DICBm7_OuJFqBGy21md6B76mP3

http://voxeu.org/article/quantifying-effect-bank-japan-s-equity-purchases

The question that keeps resurfacing: “Why Aren’t Wages Rising Faster Now That Unemployment Is Lower?”
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https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/10/07/business/wages-versus-unemployment.html

Well, it is official: the stock market is broken
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https://www.bespokepremium.com/think-big-blog/the-least-exciting-record-ever/

A classic for sure
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https://mainlymacro.blogspot.nl/2017/10/the-obr-productivity-and-policy-failures.html

Not much has changed
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/how-people-commute-work-us-2017-10/

So who is surprised here: it is a the-winner-takes-all-society, right?

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http://ritholtz.com/2017/10/10-weekend-reads-14/

Asset managers around the world, eh, the US.

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http://ritholtz.com/2017/10/trillion-dollar-club-asset-managers/

A bit of homework done by the IMF

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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/WEO/Issues/2017/09/19/world-economic-outlook-october-2017

 

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