Best in Economics this week: November 10

Greece and the euro…
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/11/07/2195603/greeces-membership-of-the-euro-is-still-tenuous/

Germany’s output gap has been closed already
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http://www.businessinsider.com/ubs-inflation-is-not-dead-just-sleeping-2017-11

It’s the millennials!!!
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/record-american-vacations-highlight-big-market-risk-2017-11/

Interesting idea: what the Asian crisis and the Euro crisis have in common

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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/11/08/2195596/european-leaders-seem-to-determined-to-remake-the-global-savings-glut-on-a-massive-scale/

Consumer credit in the euro area

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https://www.ecb.europa.eu//pub/economic-bulletin/html/eb201707.en.html#IDofBox3

Brueghel on the Eurosystem – “Too opaque and costly?”

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http://bruegel.org/2017/11/the-eurosystem-too-opaque-and-costly/

The lack of electricity in Africa

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https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/11/daily-chart-5

Say What?

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https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/ywbbpm/bitcoin-mining-electricity-consumption-ethereum-energy-climate-change

There goes London

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http://www.businessinsider.com/rics-london-house-prices-are-falling-2017-11

Saudi change

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/saudi-arabia-purge-corruption-probe-power-consolidation-2017-11/

Something that is expensive, will yield lower returns. For real.

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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21731127-favoured-market-ratio-not-much-use-short-term-indicator-equity-valuations

Brilliant chart taken from the UBS 2018 outlook document (no link, sorry)

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Russia during the communist period (and beyond)

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http://voxeu.org/article/soviet-economy-1917-1991-its-life-and-afterlife

“…unless somebody does something dumb” Now, who would be doing that?
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-02/the-global-economy-looks-good-for-2018-unless-somebody-does-something-dumb

 

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