Best in Economics this week: November 17

 

Cool. The comedy wildlife photo awards 2017
http://digg.com/2017/funny-animal-photos-wildlife-photography

Un-believable
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http://ritholtz.com/2017/11/journalists-today-enemy-american-people/

I thought no one trusted their bank anymore?

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https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/27/16550640/verge-tech-survey-amazon-facebook-google-twitter-popularity

Competition is out of the window

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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21731441-new-measure-growing-problem-what-annual-reports-say-or-do-not-about

Stock market valuation and growth

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http://www.frbsf.org/economic-research/publications/economic-letter/2017/november/stock-market-valuation-and-macroeconomy/

Pullback coming up?
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https://www.businessinsider.nl/stock-market-rally-length-reasons-2017-11/

Portugal, Italy and Spain: debt servicing >
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https://piie.com/system/files/documents/1-1mehrotra20171109ppt.pdf

In case you have some time to spare, somewhere this week

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https://piie.com/events/policy-implications-sustained-low-productivity-growth

“Productivity Growth and Real Interest Rates in the Long Run”

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https://www.clevelandfed.org/newsroom-and-events/publications/economic-commentary/2017-economic-commentaries/ec-201720-productivity-real-interest-rates-long-run.aspx

The seven megatrends that help reducing global warming

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GMO says it is not just Technology stocks that are expensive

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https://www.gmo.com/docs/default-source/research-and-commentary/strategies/asset-allocation/faang-schmaang-don-t-blame-the-over-valuation-of-the-s-p-solely-on-information-technology.pdf

A bit of research on pensions in OECD countries

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http://voxeu.org/article/drivers-pension-reform-measures-oecd

German current account is in in decline

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https://thegeneraltheorist.com/2017/11/09/germanys-at-last-contributing-to-global-adjustment/

Another valuation-for-bitcoin measure has been born

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/bitcoin-price-movement-explained-by-one-equation-fundstrat-tom-lee-metcalf-law-network-effect-2017-10/

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