Best in Economics this week: December 15

Try that for size!

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http://www.visualcapitalist.com/most-valuable-companies-all-time/

Nice one: reminds me of the fact that 80% of people claim that they drive better than average

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https://qz.com/1153517/ninety-percent-of-people-think-ai-will-take-away-the-jobs-of-other-people/

Interesting chart on the Great Recession

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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21732529-governments-skilfully-tackled-symptoms-not-underlying-disease-decade

Brexit terminology

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https://twitter.com/WhelanKarl/status/940560411572699136

Geopolitics the gift that keeps on (not) giving

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/investor-survey-biggest-risk-to-markets-over-next-year-2017-12/

If you own a bitcoin: sell the future!
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-11/bitcoin-futures-are-dangling-a-free-lunch-for-starving-arbs

In case you think the crypto currencies are just childsplay
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http://www.businessinsider.com/ico-funding-soars-above-4-billion-as-us-regulators-crack-down-2017-12

This is one on Chinese productivity
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http://voxeu.org/article/china-s-productivity-performance-revisited

When is value coming back in vogue?

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https://www.businessinsider.nl/tech-stocks-3-things-that-could-slow-faangs-in-2018-morgan-stanley-2017-12/

Pretty shocking this…

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http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/12/should-read-gray-kimbrough-graykimbrough-on-twitterhttpstwittercomgraykimbroughstatus923538719461855232-c.html

Trump and the Fed

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/12/12/trump-has-unprecedented-power-to-remake-the-worlds-most-powerful-economic-body/

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