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The Inflation Spurt: The CEA on Historical Parallels

Reporting on the Consumer Price Price Index numbers for June looked like this:

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Snapshots of Global Wealth

The Credit Suisse Research Institute has published Global Wealth Report 2021, its annual report looking at levels and distribution of wealth around the world (June 2021).

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Should Banks Be Afraid of the Web Giants?

It is often said that many of our fears are irrational.

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Lower Bond Yields Will Lead To Weaker Global Growth

Central Banks should know by now that you cannot have negative interest rates with low bond yields and strong growth. One or the other.

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Some Snapshots of World Energy Use

Every year since 1952, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy provides a volume full of tables and charts about energy usage around the world.

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Economics And The Inevitability Of The Driverless Car

Elon Musk's next step into insurance gives us another hint about the future.

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Interview with Erica Groshen: Improving Labor Market Statistics

Bill Kerr interviews Erica Groshen, who ran the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2014-17, on topics involving how to improve labor market statistics in particular and government statistics overall in a Harvard Business School podcast titled “Infrastructure: Upgrading the US labor statistics system” (June 30, 2021, audio and a transcript available).