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Archive for January 3rd, 2011
Here is the edition for 3 Jan 2011.
It covers following data released in previous fortnight:
- Balance of Payments for Jul-Sep 10
- Fiscal Deficit for Apr-Nov 10
- CPI Inflation for Nov-10
- Core Sector for Nov-10
The fortnight has been modified significantly and is in a new format. The idea is to make it shorter and crisper with focus on analysis. Let me know your feedback/comments if any.
Andrew Haldane in this super speech looks at the global imbalances debate.
Stephanie Flanders on her blog helps me by writing all I wanted to write on the speech. So would not redo the whoe thing. Read Stephaine’s post instead.
All I can say is global imbalances is a highly complex subject and is likely to remain with us.
Here are some blogs/links which reflect on 2010 or the last decade:
- A Review of Predictions of the Last Decade by Jeff Frankel
- Best and Worst Economics Ideas of 2010 by Mike Moffatt on Worthwhile Canadian Initiative Blog
- The Top Economic Stories of 2010 – Brookings
- Most Popular Marginal Revolution Posts from 2010
- A Very Good Year for Economics Videos, Especially Cartoons by John Taylor
Let me know others you have spotted..
ECB has some nice links on the transition to the new currency for residents of Estonia.
Krugman in his typical style asks – Congratulations to Estonia — or Maybe Condolences?
American Economic Association will have its annual program on Jan 6-9, 2011. As always, there are many programs.
Mankiw points to session on economic education and this superb paper which looks at Principles of writing an economics textbook. Paper is written by Jane Lopus and Lynn Paringer of California State University. .
In this paper, the authors look at what content goes into textbooks and its markets:
RBI steps its transparency further. It is not just in its policy documents but in all aspects of central banking.
It would now release sectoral deployment of credit on a monthly basis. The data would be released with a one month lag. So, we have data till Nov-10. So apart from knowing the total credit, we know which sector the credit went to – industry (with industry metals, textiles etc) , services (real estate, transport operators, tourism etc).