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What odds this “V Fast Train” consortium that “doesn’t want a cent” fm govt wants price-regs, monopoly, tolls?::theaustralian.com.au/news/inquirer/…

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Tariff burden on poorest US households >5X burden on the rich. No surprise to you perhaps, but… does Mr Trump know?voxeu.org/article/us-tar…ij

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Me too! The WTO AB (in the FSC case) said direct tax discrimination was out, although G Hufbauer says that’s nuts::..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tV

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Best things? Obama’s For Pol wins of omission. He sought (ISR, IRN) & kept (except Libya, drone kills) peace:bloomberg.com/view/articles/…

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By re-importing low-productivity jobs, Trump could save USA (& ROW) from toxic effects of stronger growth. Hoorah?::bloomberg.com/view/articles/…

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How should we read the design of the new Apple HQ? As a “Spaceship” (Apple fans) or a Hill Fort of future industria..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…uE

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I think this is what hetero-firms theory tells us. Key benefits emerge at scale fm individutal firm wins AND losses::necsi.edu/research/multi…

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[Follow-up]: a complete edition of Bastiat’s “Sophisms” with the dialog “Something Else” on protection & adjustment:econlib.org/library/Bastia…

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Excellent piece fm @dikeson. Brush up your Bastiat (start quoting him now). Perhaps start with “Something Else” her..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…NH

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Before the start of cyberwar (theguardian.com/commentisfree/…) & before @Snowden, I wrote a novel about the connection::amazon.com/Cloud-Lies-Pet…

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Boundless, uncensored I can (easily, selectively) choke whenever I want is a jewel. Publish & be damned!::theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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ATabarrok 2016 was the best year ever! pic.twitter.com/d52CqaUIdo

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Impact of (likely, 2017?) yuan devaluation on AU? Not that much. Yuan 27% of $AU TWI, but big commodity contracts are in $US. FDI? Housing?

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Trump’s econ. advisor on stability of CHN macro policy: “I do believe they will end up devaluing the currency…”blogs.wsj.com/economics/2016…br

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How is this “patented” blimp-idea from Amazon an “inventive step” worth monopoly protection? ::..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1X

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On the UN Settlements vote: “[The world] remains in [Israel’s] favor but against the millstone around our necks…” haaretz.com/israel-news/1.…pfy1

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“There have been some serious retrogressions over the years. Politics, and especially citizens’ trust in their…” creators.com/read/thomas-so…6u9t

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Spacial distribution of Trump and Clinton majorities. The “Clinton Archipelago” puts Clinton’s 2.5m edge in context..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Py

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tylercowen .@JustinWolfers Silly cheap talk that weakens rather than strengthens the Australian bargaining position,

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@tylercowen @JustinWolfers Silly certainly. There is no AU interest in any such “bargaining” (nor talk of it other than this NYT blather).

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@dikenson You’re welcome, Dan! And we haven’t even mentioned sugar (much) :-/

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@snlester @POLITICOEurope True… that’s why UK might be vulnerable to arm-twisting.

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CassSunstein Terrific post by @tylercowen on Thomas Schelling. Wins an award (Schelling Award?) for most substance per paragraph.
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@snlester @POLITICOEurope Might a TPIP-less EU cool UK interest with rigid ROO on access to the single market?

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