Links for 18th December, 2018

  1. The other great friendship at Google.
  2. If Shiller goes hmmmmm
  3. Bruno Macaes on China and the future.
  4. Uh, greed. No?
  5. Common sense. Common sensors.
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Links for 17th December, 2018

  1. The Dawn of Eurasia may be a while coming
  2. On decoding the yuan.
  3. How expensive should you make a can of Coke?
  4. 51 tips. I enjoyed reading this: I found out about Agnes Callard by listening to Conversations with Tyler, and her blog is well worth your time.
  5. Buzzfeed sees Facebook and the Yellow jackets in a causal light.

Links for 16th December, 2018

  1. Out with the pigeons.
  2. The Thucydides trap isn’t what you think it is
  3. Four ways in which 2018 wasn’t all bad.
  4. A psychologist strayed over onto the dismal side.
  5. Nilanjana Roy on how to read more.

Links for 15th December, 2018

  1. Indian equities: cheaper, but still expensive?
  2. Rethinking parking.
  3. What’s it like to visit Xinjiang?
  4. Taiwan and China.
  5. An extremely useful set of links, if you’re into that sort of thing.

Links for 14th December, 2018

  1. John Cochrane on Larry Summers… on China. Also see this.
  2. Ben Sasse on his reading habits and beyond.
  3. Start-ups are passe. Really?
  4. A non-Qatar OPEC and beyond.
  5. Should we use the yield curve to forecast recessions?

Links for 13th December, 2018

  1. In praise of The Worldly Philosophers (I wholeheartedly agree)
  2. Deepak Shenoy on Aswath Damodaran, Flipkart and Jamna Auto. If you have the slightest interest in finance and investing, this is heavily recommended.
  3. Arnold Kling reviews “Skin in the game”
  4. I haven’t read a single one of these – but given that it’s Tim Harford doing the recommending, I’ll add these to the list.
  5. Scott Sumner on China.

Links for 12th December, 2018

  1. The rise of the “Pentes” in Ethiopia
  2. Whom would we pick, here in India?
  3. Stiglitz on going beyond GDP.
  4. Browsing recently returned books at a library is nice.
  5. Declining US mobility.