Best in Economics this week: March 16

Still shocking…
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/03/12/how-the-euro-is-helping-europes-far-right-fascists/

Pretty strong relationship, by the looks of it….
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/03/14/where-americas-future-prisoners-are-born/

This is interesting, not because of Toys R Us, but because of demographics…
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/03/15/toys-r-uss-baby-problem-is-everybodys-baby-problem/

Cool chart on the weak UK recovery
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https://mainlymacro.blogspot.nl/2018/03/no-spring-in-uk-air.html

“The Big and Possibly Dumb Buyback Boom”
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-03-06/the-big-and-possibly-dumb-boom-in-corporate-share-buybacks

That lengthy UK divorce bill

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http://www.businessinsider.com/britain-to-give-annual-money-to-the-eu-for-another-forty-six-years-2018-3

Well, if the rest of the world is doing it, why not Africa?

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https://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2018/03/daily-chart-7

The new game in town: predicting the next recession
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http://www.businessinsider.com/jpmorgan-outlook-recommendations-for-next-economic-recession-2018-3

For the High Yield nerds out there: “A puzzle persists in high-yield bond pricing”
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/03/12/1520870768000/A-puzzle-persists-in-high-yield-bond-pricing/

One of the special topics of the BIS quarterly: “The implications of passive investing for securities markets”
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https://www.bis.org/publ/qtrpdf/r_qt1803j.htm

Just as a reminder on trade
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https://ftalphaville.ft.com/2018/03/08/1520526203000/America-is-not-the-least-protectionist-country-in-the-world/

Turning things upside down to explain the dollar weakness… Could be true though!
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https://blog.pimco.com/en/2018/03/demystifying-the-weak-dollar-puzzle

The BIS on central bank crypto, eh, digital currencies
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https://www.bis.org/cpmi/publ/d174.pdf

Geeky reading on GDP statistics

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http://econbrowser.com/archives/2018/03/assessing-trends-in-real-shares

And here’s another

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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-03-12/shares-of-real-gdp-don-t-give-the-real-story-of-manufacturing

The asymmetry between creditors and debtors
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https://www.bis.org/publ/work707.pdf

 

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