MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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November 2018

SimonEvenett Few realise just how much protectionism China’s exports faced to US before this year’s trade war: 70% affected. So..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…m9

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Indeed. I hope it is not the final word. @ICTSD is a valuable resource for many (like me, now) who have few other r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dk

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STDs were on Byron’s mind (& other organs) when he wrote Canto I in Venice. Which is worse, he wondered, “Columbus’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qt

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Trade policy is about advancing the peaceful & innocent pursuit of making-money. No fancy tehniques or surprises. J..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ny

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Arnold Kling does a very good job annotating conceptual questions (about information, growth, monopolies, keynesian..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mu

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@Wordsworthians @KSAAcomm Byron @25! Perhaps he is confessing that this year, at the height of his fame, he publish..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cX

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…Their adopted son (Michael V) succeeded 8 years later & banished his mother to a convent. But she returned to Co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rS

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Zoe Porphyrogenita (“born to the purple”) Empress of Byzantium — seen here (right) in a fresco from the Haga Sophia.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qyh

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USSC .@insteconomics on the crisis of legitimacy already facing the WTO that has been exasperated by hostility from the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u5

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OT: Images of a remarkable rennaisance sculpture group — “Compianto sul Cristo Morto” — that I made during a recentwitter.com/i/web/status/1…cu1Q

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@byron_society @CKenyonjones “Oh Wellington(s) or Villain-ton(s), for Fame
Sounds the heroic syllables both ways….twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XO

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“Some have called it a crisis. But I don’t think ‘crisis’ describes the current situation well: Crisis is so optimi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eW

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“Tyler being Tyler, he is generally vague and gives himself many outs to avoid criticism.” Recommended… twitter.com/robinhanson/st…

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WeihuanZhou Barley is not a random choice – here’s the real reason China is taking on Australia over dumpintheconversation.com/barley-is-not-…gJ 通@ConversationEDUDU

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@EPatersonMorgan Good luck finding it. SM said to have divorced Bolt over it, but I remember it as campy but not th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hw

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.. Not *this* Caroline: Sarah Miles in Robert Bolt’s “Lady Caroline Lamb” (1972) w/ Rich. Chamberlain, John Mills,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ml

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Sir Thomas Lawrence’s 1798 portrait of Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, aged 30 (but looking ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7w

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mattwridley “Since the euro was formed in 1999, the German and French economies have grown by 32pc, the Italian economy by 9pc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uH

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Demographic data used to suggest CHN might grow old before growing rich. Seeing the first of these numbers, maybe t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BG

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snlester Along with Jim Bacchus and @HZhu2013, I have a new Cato paper out today on using the WTO to make China more market-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q0

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snlester So to sum up: If the goal is to make China more market-oriented, governments should bring a lot more WTO complaints..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gR

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scottlincicome Key (thoroughly documented) pts:
1 China’s status as a trade/WTO scofflaw is often (not always) overblown
2 China h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ze

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“Mr. Arnold has done Byron injustice by making selections from his works, and asserting that selections are better..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0Z

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@GPP_Geo_III @CharlotteFMay A brilliant deal for George. A month later, his estranged Queen (Caroline) returns to E..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z3

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I can only interpret this decision to substitute robots as a surprising taste for irony on Xinhua’s part. twitter.com/SixthTone/stat…

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AKA “quantum gyroscope”: ultimate dead-reckoning. In the late-70s, the Qantas B747s I flew on used redundant physic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v0

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manyapan FIVE MINUTES BEFORE THE MOST CRAZY ONLINE SHOPPING EVENT OF THE YEAR KICKS OFF!!! (for a bit background, 11 things..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IT

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arunsanthosh04 had already generated more sales on 2018 — just 10 minutes into the 24-hour shopping event — ttwitter.com/i/web/status/1…GPcP

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Indices must be used with caution. Still neither the WB Doing Business index (doingbusiness.org/en/data/explor…) nor the US C..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8v

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“Unsolved mysteries of fundamental physics”:: math.ucr.edu/home/baez/myst…

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“…[A] classic public-choice example of how concentrated benefits and diffuse costs can push self-interested polit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WG

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@chip_roh @greg_ip @bobdavis187 Right. The “CHN rise at USA expense” claim is a bit rich IMO. But Paulson advocates..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Re

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@GethingDuncan Yes: 300 of the first run of 1500 did not sell. M claimed the reason was an ‘outcry’. But it was pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VU

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eashimp The law of unintended consequences continues to apply to trade policy twitter.com/siddmohandas/s…

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See & do. @pewresearch analysis of USA YouTube use: half of all users (~35% of all USA adults) “say the platform is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L9

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Paulson’s recommendations for continued USA-CHN engagement::paulsoninstitute.org/news/2018/11/0…

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John Murray knew Don Juan was an explosive poem for combustible times. He knew, too, that even in “plain covers” By..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pJ

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Oh please! In 1913 the Commonwealth Bank (as RBA’s predecessor) did as the Treasury instructed. It didn’t even prin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xU

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@Atul_Gawande “Adaptation requires two things: mutation and selection… Computerization [of clinical practice], by..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uW

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On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Don Juan next year, I will publish an annotated e-book edition of Ca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7Y

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@EPatersonMorgan Steam yes, pink no… And please tell us you didn’t eat that lamb.

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“This seems a perfect way to ensure equities rally into election day”::bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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@HenryErgas wants (theaustralian.com.au/opinion/column…) to stand up to CHN. I’m skeptical CHN is exceptionally bad on IP (..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p7

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