MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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August 2018

I enjoy @bopinion etc, but I do wish the President would save these threats for Twitter. It’s a much better place… https://t.co/JtSPcM9qtV

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Their son’s death was, I think, one reason the Shelleys were so solicitous of the care of Allegra (Claire’s Clairmo… https://t.co/Zo5b5YYREu

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@chip_roh The fault, dear Chip, is not in our ancestors, but in ourselves, that we are so poorly led.

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I’m pretty keen to see “Made in China 2025” deliver on its (sort of vague) promises. But since it’s a govt initiati… https://t.co/IkXVmOPJBc

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RT @snlester: Putting aside the nonsense about reciprocity, cheating, and national security, Trump thinks tariffs are good for their own sa…

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The mess in AU politics is just that: deplorable, unserious. The 2 big Parties pursued politics, signalling rather… https://t.co/qDmhdTEgFL

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@sdonnan @SimonEvenett @greg_ip Is there such a thing? WTO is not a “club”; there’s no required standard of behavio… https://t.co/ry1kZRajmk

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RT @alan_john_moran: Less government direction and facilitating more competition is the key to lower energy prices. “A Simple Rx for the En…

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RT @snlester: Or, we could bring WTO complaints against China, which it does a decent job complying with: https://t.co/m7ftjsI5TN https://t…

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One million integers represented by a simple prime-factoring algorthim in 2D space:: https://t.co/zGjhZt1WGc https://t.co/qE8lDr8PYD

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Why would you ever choose to #Leave EuroDisney? All the rides are free! You know… the problem with the price-free… https://t.co/yftYDWky0I

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.. Still, tariffs are more a hammer than a lever and governments almost never have ‘clean’ strategies for their use… https://t.co/E8wkjVEgyI

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The USA did pretty well through 20th c. using tariffs (& aid) as negotiating leverage. Esp. when targeting straight… https://t.co/fRH7eC6yAR

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Will “Models Run the World”? To the extent this is about more than software structures — any algorithm implies a mo… https://t.co/TmxtKNjywp

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‘“Censorship is a very dangerous thing & absolutely impossible to police,” [Mr Trump] continued. “Let everybody par… https://t.co/nzimsOPaNr

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Go tell the Spartans… “The 19th AU and 6th NZ were to hold the [Thermopylae] passes as long as possible, allowing… https://t.co/A0Uq7nOl8v

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They were such an in-bred foolish clan! George Leigh’s money-grubbing father was married to Augusta’s aunt: sister… https://t.co/XwtdjWciJR

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Long, interesting report about the evolution of theory, from one side of the (venemous) dispute over the Cretaceous… https://t.co/VbZJ4Tc23o

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Perhaps the ban on Tencent’s game is due to a “Pooh Bear” problem… I can see how that ugly beast might sort of re… https://t.co/xPFxp780kO

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“Far from “falling off a cliff”, WTO terms are designed to provide a safety net ensuring all members can trade with… https://t.co/qpztpkQmAl

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My 2009 video intro. to the old UNCTAD static model of world agricultural trade (ATPSM). The elaborate Doha ag. fra… https://t.co/lbtG7BW4UQ

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RT @stewartbrand: Roundup (glyphosate) and cancer: the DATA… https://t.co/MzPQWnblvJ

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@patrickc @danwwang Interesting read, but real output of US mfg is NEAR RECORD levels using less labor. I.E. higher… https://t.co/F6kIIjHF09

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Is USTR Lighthizer re-fighting the battles of the 1980’s (https://t.co/QxfFeYYTF7)? Interesting to compare with the… https://t.co/9eAfQtucd4

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Hmm.. I don’t think so. Any economist who tells you “the average cost of a lost import is [only] roughly half the t… https://t.co/LPoOrPx91A

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@insteconomics Correctly argues L is re-fighting the 1980s “war” on JPN (“super 301” and “retaliatory” trade bills)… https://t.co/J7NR3xrw4q

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… A bit obscure? For “Ithaca” read “England” where Juan arrives in Canto X and where Byron’s satire belongs. But af… https://t.co/yFHOPPKd34

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Maybe the tragedy of Byron’s death at 35 is not that he was too young (he felt “old”), but that what he no doubt le… https://t.co/cRd6bcjdj4

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RT @insteconomics: Warwick McKibbin and Bruce Preston argue “it is time to review the monetary policy framework in Australia” https://t.co/…

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tictoc .03% of ocean plastic comes from straws. 46% comes from fishing nets bloom.bg/2MbQ9av via @bopinion pic.twitter.com/1eDzP9Uh1t

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@EdwinVermulst @howserob Sure. The factors that I mentioned are known to affect the market price by influencing th… https://t.co/9d38Ey9rFy

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@howserob @EdwinVermulst Kinda. Elasticities are a point estimate of price effects on demand: they explain nothing… https://t.co/HeEpoTNucf

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“Cancer Progress: Much More Than You Wanted To Know”. Concludes real progress—not due merely to better screening—ab… https://t.co/f8jPbU0eiW

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“Its valuation is on par with the gross domestic product of Indonesia, the 16th-largest economy in the world. Apple… https://t.co/SZE9Cd5UXR

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“… The first four rhymes are Southey’s — every line
For God’s sake — Reader! — take them not for mine”

The final… https://t.co/8HU2GcqASO

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Hey Siri, what is the date today.?
“Thursday 2 August”.
Hey Siri, what is the date next Monday.
“Monday 13 August… https://t.co/4nSjqfso3G

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Agree with @insteconomics that the AU FIRB “nat’l interest test” is too broad (& unnecessary) + that nat’l security… https://t.co/VuXyLmB31e

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