Archive for September 29th, 2016

What’s Warren Buffett’s Secret to Great Writing?

September 29, 2016

Warren Buffet is obviously seen as the gold standard for the investment world. But there is something else he excels at as well – financial writing. His annual letters to shareholders are gold standard as well for financial and economics writers.

Lawrence Cunningham of George Washington University looks at the secret behind the other gold standard – financial writing. He looks at few of these letters and analyses how Buffet argues for Berkshire’s strategy using rhetoric, humor and wit.

In nut shell it is about loving your job which shows in words as well:

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Emergence of right-wing intellectual class in India…

September 29, 2016

R Jaganntahan of Swarajya says unlike what most think , the right wing intellectual class is gradually rising in India. For many decades their voices were shunned but due to change in government they are getting a voice:

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Conceptual challenges in international finance..

September 29, 2016

The mainstream things taught in economics textbooks are increasingly being questioned. Infact not just being questioned but proven wrong when checked against real time evidence.

Stefan Avdjiev, Robert McCauley and Hyun Song Shin point to similar problems with International Finance.

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Keynes and Hayek in China’s Property Markets

September 29, 2016

An article titled like this surely gets its eyeballs and readership. Moreover, most economic policy debates can be divided as state vs markets or Keynes vs Hayek/Friedman.

Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng show how Chinese housing policy is also around 2 schools:

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