Friday, February 11, 2011

China's growth compared

Great chart highlighted by Paul Kedrosky. China just slightly outgrowing other countries at similar stage of developments though not by much. GS expects a path similar to Taiwan's.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Economic Data

Calculated Risk has an other extremely useful post summarizing and ranking economic data.
The list is here and he asks: "Another FAQ: Why does CR give everything away for free? Because ." Much appreciated.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Economics Best Of

Prof Krugman mentions the economist's best of, the top 20 articles of the AER's first 100 years.
Key takeaways and articles

Monday, February 7, 2011

Here we go again - Soaring Food Prices

Prof Krugman attributes the recent surge in food price to the declining supply following weak harvests in Russia. Global per capita grain production is down 5% in the past 2 years while demand is growing. With low demand elasticity large prices rises are necessary to curb consumption.