MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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September 2013

Banana ban behind children cultivating carcinogens? @SincDavidson on ‘unintended consequences’ : catallaxyfiles.com/2013/09/29/uni…

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@JulieKNovak True! And still we supply crutches for those we hobble. Madness… Alas, McFarlane is an old style industry socialist.

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How long (oh Lord!) before we have an industry Minister who doesn’t think he’s an entrepreneur (with our money)?::heraldsun.com.au/business/compa…

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snlester I go after excessive copyright protection in trade negotiations: bit.ly/19EiE23 Hey, patents, I’m coming for you next!

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Joshing us? Frydenberg claims ditching C02 tax, restoring RIS and ‘reinvigorating’ COAG (ho hum) is micro reform! theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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London: Covent Garden, Royal Opera, Turandot, astonishing Lise Lindstrom! Two hours. Can’t wait.

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What The Aus (theaustralian.com.au/news/features/…) calls my ‘radical’ suggestions for trade are not scary, just more effective than banging away at FTAs

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@TooheyL Great Idea! (NOT what GIs are normally, of course).

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Off to the Dordogne for a few weeks. Then Paris for some more research on my history of iccwbo.org

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Murdoch’s @australian milking Fairfax decline with 25% digital subs increase for no added subscriber value (just more crappy ‘share’ icons)

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Excellent @SincDavidson on determinants of FDI. But volatility (slide 11) tends to un-determine. M&A exuberance?::catallaxyfiles.com/2013/09/16/im-…

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Anti dumping is a worse tax than the carbon tax. It serves no social goals only private interest::theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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A month after joining Time, Whittaker Chambers scored a cover with a review of Finnegan’s Wake whittakerchambers.org/articles/time-… pic.twitter.com/4omuk9xJeo

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Good editorial today on foreign investment in farmland in The Aus (silly title however) theaustralian.com.au/opinion/editor…

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Abbott-Joyce should mull evidence of a strong link between growth in FDI & growth in access to global value chains:yfrog.com/oeyvdbp

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Trove of business & economic history papers 1962 to present here is.gd/3s9stW, continued here is.gd/a8cLnr

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Abbott-Joyce FDI barriers a mad tax on wealth, technology, value-chain trade. But Emerson’s attack is 6 years late:theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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Skeptical that trade-agreement, investment ‘strategies’ boost welfare impacts of global value chains. is.gd/uy3M2W

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VanGrasstek: History and Future of - 600 pg conspectus. Free, well crafted, considered. More present than future:is.gd/u9r21L

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New head in plea for ‘relevance’, suggests hard work can patch over divergent econ policy priorities. Doubt it!::is.gd/tMjkwc

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Counterpoint from Daniel Gros: “Emerging markets’ underlying vulnerability [to QE ‘tapering’] was made in Europe::”project-syndicate.org/commentary/how…

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Certainly the BRICS are ossifying, but democracies (3/5) often make more rational policies in crisis than in boom::voxeu.org/article/brics-…

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insteconomics Don’t get creative voting for the Senate on Saturday ricardianambivalence.com/2013/09/05/unr…

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There can be no Internet commerce w/out trust. Bound to be collateral damage from NSA ‘trust bombs’::nytimes.com/2013/09/06/us/…

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J Sloan “[Libs’] improvement of just $6bn in the budget bottom line over four years is… a rounding error”theaustralian.com.au/opinion/column…ag <— Agree!

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RT @SincDavidson: Coalition unveils election costings: experts respond theconversation.com/coalition-unve… <— last comments wisest

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insteconomics Abbott’s anti-dumping pledge breaks WTO rules, says former ambassador [and me] afr.com/p/national/abb…

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Best evaluation I’ve seen of ‘facts’ and ‘strategies’ on Syria::is.gd/wnjjCa

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Carry trade explained. Savings diffs. in commodity & final goods producers due to diff. trade costs (+exch. premia) is.gd/gg1DR2

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US facts on Syria underdetermine reality; as always. If ‘evidence’ were conclusive we wouldn’t have juries. s3.documentcloud.org/documents/7820…

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RT @snlester: NYT is for carving out tobacco in TPP. Not sure they get this issue. Wish they had read this: bit.ly/N4gyOu *YF*

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@HenryErgas “Short-term fiscal turnarounds rarely prove durable”. Precisely! A full re-set takes 2-3 Parliaments ::theaustralian.com.au/opinion/column…

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