MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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June 2015

Kashyap’s excellent short history of the Greek mess (via G. Mankiw)::http://t.co/MnG4padMtm

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RT @mattwridley: This makes for priceless reading in retrospect: http://t.co/hqIMNmmOvo

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sdonnan It’s New Reality Monday in Asia… launch ceremony as prepares for first default by rich world member in its history.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:43 AM, Jun 29th, 2015 via Tweetlogix)

“If there is no sugar on the table, I don’t think we should do the [#TPP] deal.’’ Seems as if *some* would be enough::http://t.co/ekFyuuyrgX

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RT @ATabarrok: Justice Robert’s anti-Lochner dissent is actually the most liberal part of the decision.

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Dissenting justices sympathetic to personal wishes; acknowledge the appeal of same-sex marriage laws. Lucid views, durable argument, IMO.

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“[C]onstitutional revision by an unelected committee of nine…robs the People of…the freedom to govern themselves.”::http://t.co/61Vk1HFnLG

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@StephenJacobi Me too! What reason cd. there be for ANY taxes on AU imports in 21st C? Nuts. Easy $7bn GDP boost there any time we want it!

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@ozprodcom Trade+Assistance report Fig.4.3 shows that Govt., Parlt. offer fluff, not evidence for benefit of ::ow.ly/OI1q1

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ozprodcom Japan Aust Agreement ‘gap analysis’ shows assessment processes fall short of what is needed. ow.ly/OI1q1 pic.twitter.com/zZ8fCdiUoD

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RT @ozprodcom: Current trade and industry policies not based on global value chain statistics, and are at best ‘ill-informed’. http://t.co/…

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✔︎✔︎ @snlester on why WTO will still be our most important trade agreement (plus, #TPP can’t settle disputes w/ CHN):http://t.co/AfFIzKvLTL

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“Greece needs an independent, national, banking system about as much as Ohio or Louisiana need [the same]::http://t.co/rbc5JRPyzj

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RT @SimonEvenett: Jury still out on whether “peak” trade is due to cyclical or structural factors or trade distortions. Probably all 3 http…

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Value of handouts paid by households, other firms GREW 17% ($1.3 billion) in 2012-13. Yikes!::ow.ly/OI1q1 pic.twitter.com/WjQtGPGbkF

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Cutting AU tariffs, subsidies worth more than . RT @ozprodcom: Trade & Assistance Review::ow.ly/OI1q1 pic.twitter.com/9OzjW04GeV

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“Tsipras is proposing that over 90% of the fiscal adjustment be done through tax hikes”… Uh-huh? On Germans maybe!::http://t.co/os1i42fZCy

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Like Hazlitt he abhorred what Wellington represented MT @1815now: “I am damned sorry for it.” Lord Byron on Waterloopic.twitter.com/9dAng13S3e3e

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RT @snlester: FT: “best way to pass trade policy is under … WTO. .. focus on free trade rather than intellectual property rights” http://…

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Investment in #CHAFTA mostly a baseline for work-in-progress (CHN denies NT on establishment), but includes ISDS::http://t.co/QCvDieyaAQ

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“Worst policy” in previous tweet means: competitors reach FTAs with CHN, JPN, KOR but AU does not.

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Model of 3 AU-North-Asian #FTAs: 0.05-0.11% higher GDP in 2035 comp. to unlikely worst policy. http://t.co/wDhpyMaaPy http://t.co/9SCy1WWHxR

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@snlester Prosperity is for pussies; it’s positive-sum!

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RT @snlester: I get the sense prosperity is not enough for some people; they need world domination as well. https://t.co/Xo7KdIqEVQ

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@EconDevlpmt Precisely! Alas, is now a captive of Obama’s clumsy ‘pivot to Asia’ policy (a mostly-one-sided slanging match with China).

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@dikenson Australian Rules football. Wd be a damned tough game!

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UPSLongitudes Smart trade policy ensures a future in which trade is easier, less expensive & more democratic buff.ly/1FoN8oa pic.twitter.com/B6I7HOcSwu

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Asinine. Trade is about prosperity. “[T]he #TPP was conceived as a crucial tool in the next stage of the cool war”::http://t.co/5nfrxg31Yb

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@E15Initiative experts. A sort of luminaries’ “Facebook” for world trade. Many friends here. All good-looking! e15initiative.org/members/

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No thanks! SOEs big investors, customers for AU. “These deals could force today’s [SOEs] out of most global trade”::http://t.co/2YdvvXQAti

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“Does anyone believe that Snowden was the first to take advantage of that lax security? I don’t”::http://t.co/fDg3fdHanp

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alanbeattie Nuclear option of comparisons: Greece looking like Doha round. “Negotiations” now all-round preemptive blame-shifting for coming collapse.

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CHN and AUS to finalise FTA this week. AUS agreement with IND by end of year? http://t.co/Slj7rPjMId

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US negotiators in #TPP, #TTIP now likely to be more demanding (experience agrees with conjecture, here)::http://t.co/F20bl4XAIj

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RT @EdwardGLuce: Saying trade increases fairness is like saying exercise makes you beautiful. Obama’s TPA rebuke: http://t.co/79JVGGDUJY

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You know, don’t you, that almost all benefit we’ll get from will come from stuff we do for ourselves NOT stuff foreigners do for/to us?

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GDP impact without USA? What’s smaller than “nearly none” that we’re expecting now?

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Let go ahead w/out USA! They offer no new access to FTA partners, shut out CHN, want more IP BS & this fiasco is still far from over!

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RT @insteconomics: FIRB crackdown makes Australia high-cost, says Austrade http://t.co/Sinl5ARekl

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“Ellen Pao is About to Discover the Roger Goodell Problem”::http://t.co/kk59kI6ENr

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WaysandMeansGOP ICYMI — NEWSFLASH: Vote on Trade Agreement Still Months Away 1.usa.gov/1dwHwCa

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Trade needs leaders to show the way thru threshold costs. For 7 years of diffidence Obama gets 50 House Dems on TPA::http://t.co/7pYPKmeVK3

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RT @CoherentCrap: Peter Cochran, independent scholar…one of the world’s leading authorities on Byron has died
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@snlester I recall USTR hammering those JPN NTBs on autos during the Reagan VRA (that offset JPN currency trickery & low-wage “subsidies”).

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insteconomics What is the point of the G7? capx.co/MZQEJ

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About that G7’decision’ to eliminate fossil fuels:”Five G7 nations increased their coal use over a five-year period”::http://t.co/nomnidb3au

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Still, the twists, turns of TPA (this excellent @dikenson) preferable to AU process that allows Parliament no choice::http://t.co/o1hhEPPP3J

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In the name of an unlikely “threat”, G7 decides (hah!) against the poor, for indy. handouts & energy inefficiency::http://t.co/FtT4PZauDN

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Milanovic again on FIFA & global governance. Interesting debate on franchise, but institutions don’t work like that::http://t.co/NsKUZv24sw

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Warren Meyer unriddles trade’s place in the economy “The World’s Most Misunderstood Accounting Identity”:: http://t.co/Om3vohXH05

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@alanbeattie @snlester semi-plausible mashup; ‘brave’ guesses at gains; not much in promised ideas on ISDS. Glad @iccwbo sticks by @wto deal

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RT @snlester: Awesome piece by @edwardalden on how some trade critics don’t know what they are criticizing! https://t.co/jemxw0M2f2

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@alanbeattie @snlester 2015 projections seem to use same methods as 2013 (Bali) report fm PIE applied to a reconfigured @wto “Grand Bargain”

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@alanbeattie @snlester My error (bad link on the @iccwbo website). Corrected link is http://t.co/K1NQgjMetu

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From the Department of #LifeIsTooShortForThis comes “Sepp Blatter’s resignation speech in full”::http://t.co/JLbqoL0Sby

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New PIE report for @ICWBO says reviving @WTO Doha worth $4.5tn. Do big gains from TFA or Services pass a sniff test?::http://t.co/okMQBj9fP7

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JohnDanilovich .@PIIE_com report for @iccwbo shows that improving global investment climate could boost FDI flows over $1tr bit.ly/1STh6Lm

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Hockey had no data to back his anti-MNE “Google-tax” stunt? Imprudent, incompetent if true::http://t.co/ks6EW0wiw2

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KevinPGallagher US Congress pushed China into launching AIIB, says Bernanke: on.ft.com/1BGDbBZ

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Shelley’s worship of Byron, and his exasperation (Pisa, 1822)::
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The other 7bn — not on govt. handouts — will be better off in a (so far, barely) warmer world with cheap coal power::http://t.co/XgMvXEBeEh

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