Best of the Web: 18-03-05 nr 1840

Good morning. How far can unemployment drop? No one really knows…

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/28/upshot/how-low-can-unemployment-really-go-economists-have-no-idea.html

Right. ‘Skin in the game’ as the magic solution by Taleb
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https://amp.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/25/skin-in-the-game-by-nassim-nicholas-taleb-digested-read

US debt is on the rise again
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https://www.newyorkfed.org/microeconomics/hhdc.html

Cool overview for GDP nerds
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http://www.imf.org/en/Publications/WP/Issues/2018/03/02/The-Status-of-GDP-Compilation-Practices-in-189-Economies-and-the-Relevance-for-Policy-45669

On the convergence of inflation in emerging countries
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https://voxeu.org/article/convergence-emerging-market-inflation

On the weak dollar
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https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21737553-why-government-borrowing-not-corporate-repatriations-will-drive-dollar

Active versus passive
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http://www.businessinsider.com/there-are-more-indices-than-stocks-2018-2

A ‘bit’ of currency history
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https://voxeu.org/article/money-and-monetary-stability-europe-1300-1914

And the schedule for the week ahead
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http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2018/03/schedule-for-week-of-mar-4-2018.html

 

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