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A macroeconomic view of the shape of India’s sovereign yield curve

Michael Debabrata Patra, Harendra Behera and Joice John on this RBI Bulletin article take a look at one of many contentious problem dealing with Indian financial system: steep yield curve. The sovereign yield curve has a particular significance for financial coverage in influencing a big […]

Friday assorted links

1. Megan McArdle on where Obamacare stands. 2. Exactly how weather matters for Covid spread. 3. Covid and brain tissue loss confirmed. 4. The politics of vaccines and Covid in Taiwan. 5. Chilaquiles and migas are not the same thing duh. Original Article

Celebrating the Repeal of the Corn Laws

One week from today – June 25th – is the 175th anniversary of the repeal of the corn laws. On June 25th, 1846, the Duke of Wellington persuaded the House of Lords to join the House of Commons in repealing Britain’s protective tariffs on grain […]

Chinese Direct Foreign Investment Declines Sharply

Chinese language funding abroad really scored a 13-year low in 2020 because of COVID and the rising tensions of financial uncertainty because the West tries to stress China to affix the Nice Reset. Even the pandemic-related journey restrictions curtailed put an enormous barrier to international […]

We Can 99% Guarantee You’ve Never Seen a Cutout Skirt Like Kendall Jenner’s

Half one of many Holding Up With the Kardashians reunion aired Thursday evening, and although we have been enthralled by the flood of revelations the well-known household unpacked with Andy Cohen, we could not assist however really feel barely distracted by Kendall Jenner’s outfit. The […]

Some Non-Covid Links

My GMU Econ colleague Bryan Caplan was interviewed on PBS about his book (illustrated by Zach Weinersmith), Open Borders. My Mercatus Center colleague Liya Palagashvili moderated this discussion, on immigration, among Chandran Kukathas, Alex Nowrasteh, Adam Cox, and Robert Krol. GMU Econ student Agustin Forzani […]

Rising Inflation: The New Normal?

Union Budget- and Its promises February 3, 2021 The Economic TranscriptOriginal Article

International Sushi Day: 9 Insanely Delicious (And Healthy!) Sushi Recipes

Eating out for sushi generally is a actual indulgence if you find yourself on a weight reduction plan. Between the deep-fried tempura and sugary sauces, a number of the hottest rolls can spell full weight loss plan sabotage. The excellent news is which you can […]

It’s Time to Open the Canada-US Border

When infection rates in two areas are similar the argument for closing borders is weak. Canadian and US infection rates are now similar and both countries are highly vaccinated by world standards. The arguments for not opening are mostly psychological, a fear of foreigners. As […]

Caplan on Open Borders

A good interview. I take it personally, however, when Bryan says “it’s bad for me when we let in foreign economists.” 🙁 Do buy Bryan’s excellent graphic non-fiction on these questions. Original Article