MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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December 2016

Impact of (likely, 2017?) yuan devaluation on AU? Not that much. Yuan 27% of $AU TWI, but big commodity contracts are in $US. FDI? Housing?

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Trump’s econ. advisor on stability of CHN macro policy: “I do believe they will end up devaluing the currency…”blogs.wsj.com/economics/2016…br

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How is this “patented” blimp-idea from Amazon an “inventive step” worth monopoly protection? ::..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1X

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On the UN Settlements vote: “[The world] remains in [Israel’s] favor but against the millstone around our necks…” haaretz.com/israel-news/1.…pfy1

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“There have been some serious retrogressions over the years. Politics, and especially citizens’ trust in their…” creators.com/read/thomas-so…6u9t

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DiannaRostad Unbelievably, this was written by a woman in 1922. The Complex theatlantic.com/magazine/archi…

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Spacial distribution of Trump and Clinton majorities. The “Clinton Archipelago” puts Clinton’s 2.5m edge in context..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Py

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tylercowen .@JustinWolfers Silly cheap talk that weakens rather than strengthens the Australian bargaining position,

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@tylercowen @JustinWolfers Silly certainly. There is no AU interest in any such “bargaining” (nor talk of it other than this NYT blather).

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@dikenson You’re welcome, Dan! And we haven’t even mentioned sugar (much) :-/

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@snlester @POLITICOEurope True… that’s why UK might be vulnerable to arm-twisting.

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CassSunstein Terrific post by @tylercowen on Thomas Schelling. Wins an award (Schelling Award?) for most substance per paragraph.
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@snlester @POLITICOEurope Might a TPIP-less EU cool UK interest with rigid ROO on access to the single market?

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That wretched air-head had bigmously eloped with the plain-but-earnest Mary Wollstonecraft & Claire Clairemont, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Rd

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“[H]is virtues: Learning, Labour, Research, Wrath, and Partiality. I call the latter virtues… they make him write in earnest.” Don Juan XII

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“The reality was that the EU’s leaders richly deserved Brexit and British voters were right to give them it”::thetimes.co.uk/edition/commen…

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On WTO rules affecting the US “world-wide” taxation of corp. income, here’s Kenneth Dam’s excellent analysis (2002)::2001-2009.state.gov/e/eeb/rls/rm/2…

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It’s not like this hasn’t happened before: the DISC (1971), FSC (2000) and ETI (2001) all breeched US obligations..twitter.com/tylercowen/sta…Kb

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Poll implies ½ of voters want to get going. “68% of people think that Britain should go ahead with Brexit…”yougov.co.uk/news/2016/11/1…Kz

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Non-Mkt Economy Anti-Dumping = A-D regulators pretending to fix the voodoo accounts of regulated exporters with yet more voodoo accounting.

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✔️”Mr Johnson… accused [SAU] of “puppeteering” in “proxy wars” across the Middle East and of “abusing Islam.”nytimes.com/2016/12/08/wor…FH

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✔ Recommended RT @Adam_Creighton Column: Damned lies and statistics - meaning less to more people theaustralian.com.au/business/opini…

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The Right Stuff is finally exhausted. Damn, what a ride it was! Can’t believe it will ever be found again (but see Kipling’s “The King”).

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EBA is for least-developeds only & no use for some of those. FTAs wd be better. EU still has high barriers for DCs:..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ql

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AU MFP growth still < 1 per cent. Yet Turnbull govt. taxes household savings/investment, cuts labor mkt competition::abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.…

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Fortunately, this wretched headstone is not (all) that remains of the man who wrote An Arundel Tomb. twitter.com/Libroantiguo/s…

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The Melbourne Ring Cycle continues. These translations no longer available in @Phaidon catalog but through Amazon pic.twitter.com/TalNxZ7v5f

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“Japan ranked among the most natural resource-rich economies in the world – often leading Australia and Canada”nber.org/papers/w22865eq

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How much will IND govt. screw out of the private sector and IND’s poorest by bank note cancellation? Possibly $bns::alt-m.org/2016/11/28/ind…

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