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kw_watson Froman promises no accession of new member to TPP without Congressional approval. I’m curious, b/c that’s not how WTO accession works.

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T.S. Elliott & W. Churchill: both dead 50 years? Ah well… Ehu fugaces, Postume… Lions of our roaring youth.

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“[H]is government is in a lot of trouble – it will very likely be a one-term government”catallaxyfiles.com/2015/01/27/how…CB

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I find IMF’s new “data portal” too slow, hard to navigate, loaded down by graphics that get in the way of numbers::data.imf.org

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√√√ RT @kw_watson: To sell Democrats on TPP, Obama conflates free trade with protectionism bit.ly/15DXcju

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kw_watson Confused WaPo bites the anti-China hook: Touts TPP as “U.S. free-trade principles” over “China’s mercantilist goals”. wapo.st/1BS5zp0

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“[Bond] Markets… are the worst way to predict the future, except for all the others.”Nice!::washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog…

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dikenson .@sdonnan Dem TPA vote a proxy for Clinton v Warren. If Dem “yeas” < 20, Warren challenges Clinton; 20-40 maybe; >40 no

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Stagnation? The “great mediocrity”? It depends on what you measure, of course::gatesnotes.com/2015-annual-le…

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Rowan Callick on the AU trade agenda. Kindly offers me a platform to be rude about Abbott’s “tougher” A-Dumping regs::theaustralian.com.au/business/opini…

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A defense of freedom of speech & refutation of 18c in the NYTimes (of all places) by an “advisor to the Labor party”::nytimes.com/2015/01/21/opi…

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dikenson & will liberalize trade but also incl some protectionism. I support if deal net liberalizing. bit.ly/1hnkABU

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Peter Wallenberg (d. Jan ’15) led @iccwbo in one of the most difficult periods for business::petergallagher.com.au/index.php/site… pic.twitter.com/fAu12VcnTF

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Nope! The reason exch. policies are not in modern trade agremts is stable rates + fiscal autonomy ⊃ capital controls::piie.com/publications/o…

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Sure, empiricism underdetermines reality. Still, high quality data + good analysis tend to quiet silly alarms:: co2science.org/articles/V18/j…

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Graeme Hugo: engaging teacher, generous colleague. Keen, humane understanding of social demography (e.g. marriage market in A-Pac). Vale.

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ALeighMP Sad to hear of the passing of @adelaideuni’s Graeme Hugo, one of Aust’s leading demographers adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-aus… pic.twitter.com/1c1dsWYyoi

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Cutting trade costs unilaterally offers $billions in low hanging fruit. Static penalty of AU’s low avg. duties >$7bn, most falling on SMEs.

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Yes, trade agreements are overrated & IP claims absurd, but Krugman seems far too pessimistic on dynamic gains::krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/19/sus…

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Trade responds less to GDP growth as production consolidates (foreign value-added in Chinese exports 60% –> 35%)::voxeu.org/article/explai…

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Oxfam misread the data behind its “inequality” factoid. More here (iea.org.uk/node/9980) and here (nextbigfuture.com/2015/01/yes-80…).

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✔️ RT @CISOZ: How long will ISIS last, and what should we do about them: Dr David Kilcullen. bit.ly/1wVxy3s

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Raghuram [project-syndicate.org/commentary/out…] & El-Erian [project-syndicate.org/commentary/unc…] shd. recall the 20th C. growth engine was private enterprise not govt.

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@snlester … fortunately our quarantine regs. protect us from the DNA of (nasty, foreign) chickens. Not to mention bananas.

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