I collect interesting posts and links during the week and save them to Evernote. Every now and then there are a few worth sharing:
- If you have been reading the climate change posts, you will be interested in this blog post at The Economist: A cooling consensus, looking at explanations of the recent slowdown in global warming.
- Last week’s Fed announcement caused a sell-off in US markets and put significant pressure on emerging market currencies, including the ZAR. Justin Wolfers tweeted:
— Justin Wolfers (@justinwolfers) June 20, 2013
- Ryan Avent had a good post on The Economist’s Free Exchange blog on Milton Friendman’s helicopter drop: “The negative rates we need”.
- Thinking about growth and job creation in South Africa? You should have a look at Prof Frederick Fourie’s post “Waiting for high growth? Waiting for Godot?” at the ECON3x3 blog. And linking to that, Ricardo Haussman’s “Logic of the informal economy” at the Project Syndicate blog.