Links for 26th October, 2018

  1. Eight channels of innovation?
  2. Saudi Arabia comes to Pakistan’s aid.
  3. Do monetary factors affect interest rates?
  4. Why do we like listening to music?
  5. One way to see Paris.

Links for 25th October, 2018

  1. Saudi Arabia and San Francisco .
  2. How to bridge cultural gaps?
  3. Seriously, how to bridge them?
  4. Tyler Cowen reviews (in his inimitable style) First Man.
  5. Speaking of stagnation

Links for 24th October, 2018

  1. Excellent article on India’s political journeyExcellent article on India’s political journey since independence. Must read if you are remotely interested in India’s politics.
  2. On thinking about CSR. Great read.
  3. The UK  world is not black and white.
  4. Nouriel Roubini is less than impressed with blockchain.
  5. Brad DeLong on the role of psychology during the 2008 crisis

Links for 23rd October, 2018

  1. Why the discount rate matters, especially (but not only) with regard to climate change.
  2. Bill Gates on the climate change problem, and what could be done about it.
  3. Also see this quiz from within that article. (2/5, I’m slightly ashamed to say)
  4. What might the impact of climate change look like?
  5. And finally, this from the FT (sign in if you have to), which caps this special on climate change, and links the first link in this series back to the fifth.

We need to be thinking more about this rock we live on!

Links for 22nd October, 2018

  1. A map of every building in the USA.
  2. Cars: ancient history?
  3. Cities in southern USA.
  4. VoxEU on the Nobel prize in economics this year.
  5. Mathematics without the vacuum, in the context of society and the people who made it. What a great idea.

Links for 21st October, 2018

  1. Lesser maneuvering room left for the next recession.
  2. On the cultural implications of the economic success of Singapore.
  3. The race to save the (I’m not joking) banana.
  4. The New Yorker on this year’s Nobel Prize in economics.
  5. Data on cars in America. This made for enjoyable reading.

Links for 20th October, 2018

  1. On building a more meritocratic world.
  2. Times are good if you’re a-growin’ garlic in America.
  3. If you had only a day in NY, and you (like me), lived to eat.
  4. A note in a bottle bag.
  5. At what cost, strength?