MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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June 2017

@eurohumph Robert! How did I miss you on Twitter? “Ignorance… pure ignorance.” Now amended. Best.

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Merkel lectures Trump about “overarching responsibility for the world” but insists on huge BOP surpluses that penalize DEU trading partners?

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Still, the US govt has done its very best to hurt US sugar consumers for decades. twitter.com/snlester/statu…

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EU vs Google “Protecting competitors not competition, flawed price comparison, no more effect than Microsoft case,..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Xg

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… and an important omission (that looks like deception). twitter.com/davidcollinsla…

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taniavoon Endorsements of my forthcoming @Elgar_Law book w @AndrewDMitch @lizsheargold: Thanks @tomerbroude & David Gantz e-elgar.com/shop/regulator…

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Me too. Still, some structural changes (technology) in merch trade seem to be changing trade intensity of growth::..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ns

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None better qualified to assess the destruction AU govts wreck on national energy, telecomms markets by demand, sup..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ar

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“[M]ain insight from our analysis… regulation of professionals is in the interests of professionals not consumers”:papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cf…

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USTR Lighthizer could get CHN to behave like a more credible (WTO) “market economy”. But he needs more than bluster..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Pc

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New York, 1911 (9min film). Remarkable how familiar it seems. Summer: umbrellas and boaters. Great lens::..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Yt

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“Turnbull Channels Trump” (Bloomberg). Perhaps a bit hard on Trump? Has he stopped key export sales?::bloomberg.com/politics/artic…

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Bad time for LNG : “Australia is about to overtake Qatar as the world’s largest exporter…” (WaPo)::washingtonpost.com/world/middle_e…

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Turnbull’s claims about a “social license” for energy coys and exports “short changing” Australia is mad, alarming::ft.com/content/6411b3…

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Turnbull’s cack-handed regulation of gas sales will slow the investment AU needs to secure future gas supplies::mckinsey.com/~/media/McKins…

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AU sold $17bn of LNG last year to CHN, KOR, JPN… Turnbull’s export ban will cut investment, forward sales. For what gain? He’s not sure!

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Turnbull’s partial LNG export ban a foolish attempt to manage price/supply, validating State govt energy wreckery::abc.net.au/news/2017-06-2…

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The most valuable 20th C technology? MNE assets, employees, mangement know-how make a lot of places great (again)::aei.org/publication/as…

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realDonaldTrump It was my great honor to welcome President @JC_Varela & Mrs. Varela from Panama this afternoon.🇺🇸🇵🇦
➡️..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Yb

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Recommended: Dianne Coyle on household digital production & the “measured, not-measured” boundary in GDP accounts::escoe.ac.uk/wp-content/upl…

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Is “interNATIONAL” trade a misleading construct? Trade is a private activity (firms); still, people *want* borders::fee.org/articles/no-su…

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“Macron’s party seems set to gain 70% of the seats off a first-round base of 16 per cent of the electorate…” theaustralian.com.au/news/inquirer/…KNgu

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The non-intuitive weight of transport costs. Also why trade facilitation (pre & post barrier costs) are important::krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/06/14/a-f…

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“Facts become art through love… in landscape this all-embracing love is expressed by light” Kenneth Clark _Landscape into Art_ (1949)

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What would be the future of the AU economy if 20% of all new jobs were created in the “disability care” industry?::pc.gov.au/inquiries/curr…

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CHN’s impact on US mfg prices after it joined WTO mostly due to cuts in own tariffs on intermediate goods imports::nber.org/papers/w23487

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Three reasons the AU public debt position is worse and worsening faster than the budget’s headline numbers suggest. twitter.com/SincDavidson/s…

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WorldTradeLaw Is the US Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement a First Salvo against the Special and Differential Treatment? dlvr.it/PKS12q

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ATabarrok Iranian media blaming Saudi Arabia for IS attacks in Tehran. Very dangerous sit. Did Trump embolden Saudi Arabia? nytimes.com/2017/06/07/wor…

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What condolences should Turnbull, Trump now offer to Iran on ISIS murders? Does their consolation express sympathy or only alliance?

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… and then the Paris accord suffered, among other defects, from GATT’s debilitiating disease (Hudec): corrupting preference.

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Can’t see Trump dumping WTO. It’s useful while he wants to stay cosy-ish with Xi: to manage problems he doesn’t nee..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wV

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@insteconomics Sure… But you know, legal analysis is like that.

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Estimated $2.1 trillion recurrent US annual gains fm trade. Possibly: it’s another “assume this number” PIIE paper::piie.com/system/files/d…

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“Both [Google & Apple] maps… label a similar number of places—but have only 10% of their places in common”::.twitter.com/i/web/status/8…dig

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