Archive for October 13th, 2011

The economic impact of the rugby world cup in NZ 2011

October 13, 2011

NZ’s central bank has a paper on this. The Rugby World Cup has started and the  paper was written earlier. But just missed posting on it. Apart from the findings itself, paper provides some clarity on how to think about this issue:

It is expected to provide benefits for the NZ economy:

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Remembering your school’s history teacher

October 13, 2011

PIMCO guys seem to have donned writers’ hat and seem to be writing some really interesting stuff (What more can one do with such markets).

Bill Gross has been entertaining a lot with his writing (see this, this).

Neel Kashkari joins in as well (wrote a earlier good piece as well). In this new piece, he goes back to his school days:

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Economic adjustment in EMU.. lessons from Latvia?

October 13, 2011

Jurgen Stark in his last few days at ECB gives a food for thought speech on the topic.

First, when a mon union faces a shock what should it do? He says there are 3 ways to adjust (based on Robert Mundell):

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