MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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October 2015

dikenson Reconcile this! OECD shows US dairy subsidies=$6.7 billion; NZ dairy subsids=$0. US dairy says keep NZ out of US bc unfairly supported.

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Bizarre nostalgia for cold-war policies. Trade is a private activity that “the hands of diplomats” usually botch. twitter.com/BowerCSIS/stat…

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“[Jobs] was into how things looked more than how they are. He was imho a Disneyfier”::scripting.com/liveblog/users…

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“[Jobs] was into how things looked more than how they are. He was imho a Disneyfier”::scripting.com/liveblog/users…

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Seems the Great Moderation continues, but… “Feeble expansions may be the price to pay for low volatility”::voxeu.org/article/greatn…

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Stil… by their fruits ye shall know them, not by WEF indicestwitter.com/purcellpw/stat…NU

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Whole purpose of trade argmts. to limit national autonomy. Both big & small cheat (see GATT/WTO)… but carefully :->twitter.com/snlester/statu…ro

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@RomanHardgrave @tylercowen He’s a clever economist & an engaging speaker. Loved the wit of the animations, too. Juggling my favourite.

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Brilliant @tylercowen video on econ. policy conundrums for CHN. Great script, wonderful post prod’n::marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolu…

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First use of this (wto.org/english/news_e…) new WTO food & health dispute mediation procedure, from @snlester::worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/2015/…

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“New video on demand services, such as Netflix, have contributed to the (33%) decline in [movie] piracy [in AU]”::delimiter.com.au/2015/10/20/why…

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“What do you think of me?”… I replied, ” I look on you as a spoilt child of genius, an epicycle in your own circle.” Byron, Ldy Blessington

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“If I know myself, I should say, that I have no character at all”: Byron to Ldy. Blessington, 1823

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“TPP signatories shouldn’t rule out a renegotiation that ultimately diminishes the commercial value of the deal.”ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/1…

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Detailed discussion of a confused climate debate & role of CO2 in preservation of life fm Greenpeace founder Moore:”thegwpf.com/28155/

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How screwed up is Adobe CC Photos? Been waiting hours for ‘update’ to d/l. Ignoring phantom ‘update’ to Acrobat DC! pic.twitter.com/SIIxgjJMIV

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Wharton ’s entry into the would be a real achievement for the next : bit.ly/1PjKo4B, says Dean @garrett_geoff

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The biologics nonsense @kw_watson nails possible because “secrecy” in negs has become exclusivity for rent-seekers twitter.com/kw_watson/stat…

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Clinton & “If [economists] had reason to doubt her mendacity, then they would start to get worried”:gregmankiw.blogspot.com/2015/10/a-feat…

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H Clinton declines to support the deal using a sort of ‘infant industry’ argument: USA not resilient to trade::pic.twitter.com/OdDFiteFTL

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dikenson The deal contains few yarn-forward exceptions. NCTO reportedly “satisfied.” NCTO’s satisfaction is paid for by poor people everywhere.

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CoppetainPU Reuters, on the possibility that IP deal could put downward pressure on US biotech drug prices twitter.com/ReutersBiz/sta…

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Starting on the recording of Canto VIII: the assault on Ismail. “Oh blood and Thunder! Oh blood and Wounds!”

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Adblocking? To the extent it affects publishers’ revenues, I predict more on-line content in form of videos (damnit!):on.ft.com/1iZ6fli

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Well… (1) who do you think is paying the duties now? (Prob. not NZ exporters). (2) Begs q’s about consequent changes in market shares.

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data like this will be everywhere in the next few days. But numbers in the 3rd column probably rubbish. Why? pic.twitter.com/Np0QUjETW2

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@kim_weatherall @NGruen1 Breeches the ‘do no harm’ rule. Even 50 years (TRIPS) is unjustified by the social benefit of © monopolies.

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Large trade agreements like take longer to build than super colliders. Impacts just as hard to analyse. Most stuff today probably wrong

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dikenson Good summary but suggestion of cong. vote in early primary season way too ambitious. Btw July & Jan ’17 more likely. twitter.com/DavidNakamura/…

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Annotating Byron’s “Don Juan”, Canto I, stanza 222. Echoes of Pope’s Imitation of Horace (Epistles II.ii), here… pic.twitter.com/DDZS4MiOgB

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Well I guess you just can’t hurry love…twitter.com/sdonnan/status…dE

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@MarionGroves @alan_john_moran Yes. Unfortunate that the police shot the evidence (again)!

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AnnaVidot Robb: Aust & US acting in good faith, “but fact is we’ve got different systems and just splitting it down the middle is not the answer.

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bill_easterly If Singapore’s autocracy is so popular, why does it remain an autocracy? bit.ly/1M8cXge

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insists I update a CC product (Acrobat DC) that I don’t own. When I try to ‘uninstall’ Acrobat DC they erase my licensed Acrobat XI.

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@sdonnan @Westin Feel for you. In trade negotiations you eat, pee whenever you can (if you leave the table you loose). Hope @Westin fixed it

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kim_weatherall Stand firm! twitter.com/Johnkehoe23/st…

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So flawed its processes & so muddled its goals, the has given “Uncle Joe” Stiglitz an opportunity to be right::project-syndicate.org/commentary/tra…

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Learning from experience: “A sort of income-tax laid on by fate” (DJ I, 1460). Wm Pitt first taxed income in 1799 pic.twitter.com/FUhSHOCUKQ

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Oops… switching accounts (Tweetdeck!). Zawinski? You’re kidding, I guess. Stil@eaglefilerer wd. make a damned fine back end for a mail app.

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@mjtsai Ugh! Maybe it could use some hints on indexing from @eaglefiler :-)

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@mjtsai @mailmateapp took about an hour to download 32k messages from @FastMailFM imap servers. Main inbox populated first afaik.

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