Archive for July 25th, 2012

Is Australia a lucky economy?

July 25, 2012

Couple of frank speeches from Reserve Bank of Australia lately.

Here is another one where RBA Governor Glenn Stevens looks at recent claims that Australia is a lucky economy. It has huge natural resource base and benefited as Chinese growth continued post-crisis. With China slowing now, this good luck likely to end:

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Impact of crisis on Icelanders health

July 25, 2012

A superb paper linking macro developments to individuals health  (cannot find free version).

It tries to estimate the impact of the crisis in Iceland on the health of citizens:

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