MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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March 2017

@claudiaoliver74
Awake my spirit! Think through whom
Thy life-blood tracks its parent lake,
And then strike home!
[On My 37th Birthday]

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Using @tylercowen terms, we should consider the non-complacent choice: change at the margin that spins-up global trade dynamism.

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David Collins does a great job explaining how a #Brexit deal and sequels can be negotiated & why the sky will proba… https://t.co/kESrqrPRLC

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Secular trends? would be the biggest result in trade agrmnts in 20 yrs: mega-regional bubble has burst (RECEP?) & WTO is sclerosing.

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“This appears to be no more than a thought bubble” (PHS a net energy sink) https://t.co/ICFAxGM9qF https://t.co/J5NDEiLOWl

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Modelling export growth with firm-level data on price & quantity trajectories, sunk costs & exporter learning.::https://t.co/KZuDcVkAeK

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A bit glum? Here’s an inpiring story (h/t @tylercowen )::https://t.co/Fr15V0c5df

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Stories AU might choose between trade, alliance with CHN, USA: silly, baseless, desperate. https://t.co/BL3P2SqoG7 https://t.co/U0wkGKGW8x

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alanbeattie Not that there’s been a big surge of protectionism since (there hasn’t), but WTO/FTA commitments far more important in restraining it. 2/2

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@UKIPNFKN @alanbeattie Well sure: “follow the $/€”™. But ag is off the table, Bxl prefers multilat. srvcs deal & FDI not a big issue. So… ?

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One argument for considering closer ties with China is that the People’s Daily is saner than the loopy NYT::https://t.co/iEK9fb8KXc

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Data in article cited by NYT links coral death only to 3 severe El Niños. Claim of ‘global warming’ is pure fluff::https://t.co/AFHhZ19Fja

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In what mad-green dystopia wd NSW import 97% of its natural gas? This one thanks to mining bans + solar/wind targets:https://t.co/CN5oZrpGPe

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Human research deregulation? Great! But even low (clinical)-risk research can abuse individuals’ privacy, autonomy::https://t.co/5dAGtr1Xf4

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A PM who publicly bullies (regulated) banks, energy companies for maximising profit seems out of ideas (and time?)::https://t.co/LisnXMI029

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Because Southey betrayed his youthful liberalism in 1813 to accept a pension as a Tory lap-dog & Poet Laurate to th… https://t.co/rQf5RsG7jB

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“… A full wind/solar system [wd be] 3 times the cost of coal plus whatever is the final price for the [Tesla] batteri@alan_john_moran_moran

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“Returns to… publicly financed R&D are near zero“ (https://t.co/v3T5A43BVV) So much for the “volumetric” (more government research $) model.

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The @mattwridley (and others) model where innovation <—tech. + spillovers + scientific catch-up is more plausible::https://t.co/L38ieyvBe5

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The Jones et al paper Mankiw mentions (https://t.co/kXN9V5vDh5). Meh! What evidence for volumetric models of innovation (ideas=research $)?

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Mankiw on #stagnation “Their interpretation is that big ideas are just getting harder to find”::https://t.co/AkQUQWeNNc

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Might CHN sign-up to #TPP now USA has pulled out? Or are they just [del]trolling[/del] signalling?::https://t.co/pcTJm9eXQh

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bill_easterly Newly discovered review of Adam Smith’s grant proposal from 1776. pic.twitter.com/MSm63xaCjE

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Fortunately, Smith had a cushy job: tutor to the Duke of Buccleuch, then as now one of The Nation’s Wealthiestpic.twitter.com/5noRff5K1a1a

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Perhaps, in e.g. Guangzhuo, they are happy with “forceful safeguarding of thought and public opinion” from disturbi… https://t.co/SW4QdJElF8

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Is the CPC an icon of @tylercowan’s #complacency or just deeply reactionary?::https://t.co/SnRUD8Aerc

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RIP Clayton Yeutter. A skillful diplomat and canny analyst. Across the table he was great, even when we disagreed::https://t.co/ir0ghOrwIk?

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… And even then, it could not last because supply chains and exch rates. The idea is bonkers, in fact.

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“Reducing a trade deficit through… negotiations is a way to increase net exports”:Navarro. But negns wd be with consumers (*really* tough)

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“… a sound polity has to be based on ideas other than just redistribution of weal@tylercowenrcoreddit.com/r/IAmA/ndGqHP

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RT @snlester: Eric Posner explains the politics of Trump’s wiretapping accusations: https://t.co/O1WN43j2Gt

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Turmoil surrounded Byron as he worked on Canto VI of Don Juan, yet the brilliance of the wit, verse is unaffected::https://t.co/Tr6HAR9Mj5

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OK! No action. Still, 60 verses of romance, feminism (hah!), sex, satiation, litigation, polygamy &…um, pheromones::https://t.co/2sUudAmIlE

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Where’s the evidence this $100m (each!) committee-designed-camel (F-35A) constitutes an arms threat worth the $$?::https://t.co/vjVPl3zVMj

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Reading #Byron is great fun. Still Juan’s brilliant epic is layered deep. My guide, il miglior fabbro @CoherentCrap::https://t.co/2sUudA57u6

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Great to have approval from an expert like Claudia. See https://t.co/94pvQCQPaN for her book on the faithful Tita::https://t.co/8yrrhlCilI

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May I offer you a sample from my recent recordings of Don Juan (from Canto VI)? Would love to know what you think::https://t.co/2sUudAmIlE

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The “pivot to Asia” was looking like a wobble well before Trump nixed . US/Pacific relations are all good. Hope JPN is top of FTA list.

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Voguish Teen anxiety? AU (& probably JPN, NZ) planned to join a workable #RCEP whatever the fate of #TPP:: https://t.co/byTrz2eGaY

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