Best of the Web: 18-06-08 nr 1899

Good morning. Worldwide income growth over the past twenty five years
http://ritholtz.com/2018/06/its-an-unequal-world/

The non-existing ‘millenials’ are about to take over the equally virtual ‘generation X’
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https://www.ft.com/content/f81ac17a-68ae-11e8-b6eb-4acfcfb08c11

“Slower Productivity and Higher Inequality: Are They Related?”
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https://piie.com/system/files/documents/wp18-4.pdf

If not, then there is a clear connection between inequality and crime
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https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2018/06/07/the-stark-relationship-between-income-inequality-and-crime

Buffett and Dimon on shortism: “Short-Termism Is Harming the Economy”
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https://www.wsj.com/articles/short-termism-is-harming-the-economy-1528336801

The Wall Street Journal looks at what happened to the gig economy
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https://www.wsj.com/articles/was-the-gig-economy-overblown-1528403201

A post on China: we haven’t had those for some time now…
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https://www.cfr.org/blog/how-durable-chinas-rebalancing

The winner takes all…
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https://blogs.imf.org/2018/06/06/chart-of-the-week-the-rise-of-corporate-giants/

 

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