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“The cynic or the screwball? Shall we go to the bad place or the crazy place…” Peggy Noonan is always interestingwsj.com/articles/the-y…EX

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victomato 2016, ya’ll. pic.twitter.com/M0AZceVagQ

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@D_A_Irwin Look forward to reading your conclusion either way. I wd say Brexit is a social choice (w/ econ consequences), not trade policy.

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Seems @D_A_Irwin’s new history of US trade policy concludes optimistically: “The End of Trade Policy?” If only…dartmouth.edu/~dirwin/docs/T…xC

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The status of UK’s WTO obligations is a somewhat theological question. I’m attracted to this de-mystified approach::worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/2016/…

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Despite current revisionism, CHN has repudiated Maoist attacks on bourgeois values more explicitly than the West has repudiated its own.

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McCloskey identifies (historic) fundamental values of capitalism. No reason to doubt they are shared in CHN, AU::amazon.com/Bourgeois-Virt…

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Can states w/ different ‘values’ (AU-CHN) achieve econ integration? Maybe; official ‘values’ don’t matter that much::theaustralian.com.au/business/china…

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Would have guessed Zuckerberg (of all people) knew innovation doesn’t come out of big funds. What’s the real goal?::wsj.com/articles/zucke…

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insteconomics Multi-gigabit, low cost and easier to deploy than fibre. Your NBN killer might be here motherboard.vice.com/read/att-airgi…

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Every good deed punished. Twice in 20th C, UK gave ’000k lives + much of its global wealth to save Europe fm itself::telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/1…

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is not the agreement we were looking for. But it will do good. And needs must (in AU, too). twitter.com/CatoTrade/stat…

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D_A_Irwin My letter on the trilemma and Milton Friedman @TheEconomist: Letters to the editor econ.st/2cxINsy via @TheEconomist

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@dikenson @snlester Does conceding ISDS boost MNE FDI in low-income ctrys? AFAIK there’s no evidence. Legal complexity with low returns.

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Articulate defence of disruptive Trump. Still, known-bad means will never secure good ends::amgreatness.com/2016/09/12/dec… pic.twitter.com/NpTYUL5rTq

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Great Stagnation analysis (like this from Fed Reserve) rely too much on superficial impressions of tech frontiers::medium.com/@neelkashkari/…

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dikenson Should Free Traders Support the ? cato.org/blog/read-cato…

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snlester Does ISDS let MNCs undermine sovereignty of world’s poorest countries? Coming soon from the WaPo In Theory blog. washingtonpost.com/news/in-theory…

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insteconomics David Uren writes up my forthcoming Cato Institute paper on The G20 and Global Governance theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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Trade negotiations are discovery. When it finally takes shape, original design may be useless or wrong. Sometimes you need to start again.

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Meh! Show me a trade negotiation that hasn’t “failed” at some point and I’ll show you one that probably should have. twitter.com/blakehounshell…

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DARPA will fund “explainable artificial intelligence”: AI that explains how it learns. A kind of self-awareness?::darpa.mil/attachments/DA…

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Cost of barring CHN FDI in AUSGRID: “New investment and technology transfer from the biggest utility in the world…”theaustralian.com.au/business/opini…NP

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@JPTrachtman @rodrikdani @JosephEStiglitz @snlester mostly agree. Still “prem. de-indust’n” may be a thing. DR a smart/naive contrarian.

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In 1990s I helped Vic dairy farmers pull-down national regult’d milk-price. $bn quota buy-outs. Never let govt. back into dairy pricing!

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