The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @pwgallagher ever

June 2012

insteconomics Tellingly, you won’t see many journalists holding a press conference outside Fairfax objecting to this bit.ly/MXEA0e

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Wonder why eating is cheaper in France (despite the CAP)? French minimum wage just rose to $11.72 per hour vs $15.51 in Oz!

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@Cocoatech Tried out several versions over the years. Finally bought PF6. Now feels like mature software: a BBEdit for the file system.

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You not only can, you must, try to fool all of the people some of the time blogs.smartmoney.com/advice/2012/06…

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Typically thoughtful, clear discussion of options for still closer ANZ union (not rugby) from Gary Banks::goo.gl/HH0QA

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Too-too-precious bleating over Fairfax retrenchment. Its just a bloody newspaper, for crissakes. Might even survive::goo.gl/cQjDZ

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@salliejames Can Canada really join a “21st century” agreement with 19th century supply controls? Must be preconditions on participation.

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An earth-trembler in Melbourne bayside?

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Watch out Canberra diplomats…Carr says jailing protected persons for a breach of protocol is “not unreasonable”. theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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Fantastic collection of timeline maps (the last the most ingenious) davidrumsey.com/blog/2012/3/28…

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Long odds against success in the WTO case on Aus plain packaging for cigarettes? ::goo.gl/iV3U9

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This is what Blake meant about the “price of experience”, only Bao shows how Blake under-rated its value::nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…

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Wolfgang Kasper well deserves this nice tribute from Julie Novak. Bright, unafraid, a true libertarian & great teacher::goo.gl/0vLq6

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Prometheus puffery punctured (comments): “This is no fucking Ingmar Bergman…a creepy, bleak Avatar.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…Fl

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More than half new fiction published in Netherlands is translated from English. The attraction of English in Europe::nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…

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US on WTO review of China “[I]n 2006… new restrictions on market access and foreign investment began to emergegeneva.usmission.gov/2012/06/12/u-s…9h

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@SincDavidson channels Baumol…Assume report drops his following remarks about productivity of business services(?theaustralian.com.au/business/econo…J9

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Labor leads the world in: stimulus waste, c02 taxes, cost of broadband, ease for smugglers & (soon) bars to shippers ::goo.gl/7ImWu

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Prometheus movie a bore enlivened only by error e.g. the “toxicity” of alien atmosphere with 21% O2 due to 3% CO2 that wd “kill in minutes”

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Decay in the Gompertz curve becomes a cliff twitter.com/mattwridley/st… extension probably has to happen in middle age cis.org.au/publications/p…

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Proving by algebra that more is not merrier in trade negotiations VoxEU::goo.gl/D25nL

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Is Samsung phone any more like iPhone than Toyota like Mazda or Hyundai like Nissan? Apple interface patents implausible, anti-competitive.

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A fair share of tax @ Catallaxy:: goo.gl/9aCLH

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An inspiring sight that’s visually dull: the transit of Venus parallax effect live from Hawaii and Cairns via webcasts.

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Dutchness: @SincDavidson @MiningFacts remade chart from DiMatteo using constant 2005 $US. More plausible China result dl.dropbox.com/u/5517445/Manu…

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