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May 2016

@MsGraceCollier @theage Hold on… So SDA diddles its members. Doesn’t this deal cut wage settlements in favour of consumers? Hooray!

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Trade growth flatlining. Partial diagnoses, no prognosis. Protection, a comorbidity, must be treated @SimonEvenett https://t.co/l6JuUckPGK

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RT @CassSunstein: Constraining arbitrary regulators? The role of cost-benefit analysis.
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If the growth in non-mfg. employm’t is in production & non-prod’n business services, is that deindustrialization or *changing* indust’n?

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Fall in mfg. employm’t may seem evidence of ‘deindustrialization’ (https://t.co/ATVYgnLdNy). But it’s complicated! https://t.co/s0IMHY8uwW

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Still it’s worrying that “big data” can show spurious correlates everywhere. Too easy to win cred for dumb ideas. https://t.co/fxNah2etRH

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Call of a distant Trump? Larry (“I’m a progressive”) Summers feels the need to disrupt government-as-usual::https://t.co/NOygbrTPzR

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@xAlan_Matthews thank you Alan. Will read with interest. Best, Peter

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Interesting work (as always) from Heckman. Note however that paper says *college graduation* not best choice for all https://t.co/kUk1g9CNfF

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@KentWilska @SimonEvenett Yes UK is a full Member of . challenge a bit like divorce: how to divide up EU’TO obligations

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@CoppetainPU It’s unclear. Azevedo doesn’t know either! Members might have to negotiate if there’s an actual breach of bindings. So what?

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@CoppetainPU UK schedules part of EU schedules. Must renegotiate only if bindings will be breeched. Don’t know if, what, how many yet.

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Azevedo’s claim UK wd. have to renegotiate accession tTO afteit is speculation & bullying. UK voters should ignore him.

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Azevedo should shut up about #Brexit! Consequences a matter for Members (you know, sovereigns), not the staff::https://t.co/tMhx6ly0Ow

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Oops, should have included this link to J Sloan in The Aus::https://t.co/W2EqbcJDkJ
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“Federal election 2016: both parties give up on economic reform” Also on prudence, courage & service to office.

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Intrinsic longevity. In stone-age societies 20 yr-olds cd. expect to live another 40-50 yrs::https://t.co/nvnIRJRBWE https://t.co/dLBqFFiVlr

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”[@SincDavidson tested] actual quitting. Not a single pack appeal variable was…significantly different from zero”::https://t.co/EAXdWBJxt8

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“Why did ideas so suddenly start having sex…the answer in a word is ‘Liberty’”. Great (tho always florid) D.Mc.::https://t.co/vXONAwI0a5

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When expert moderates proclaim nonsense like this they surely make it harder for voters to recognise trade trumpery::https://t.co/dgwaJv4LRa

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@snlester BTW, in case it wasn’t obvious, anywhere outside the ‘Pies enclave, this result is sort of equivalent to victory for the Klingons.

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Congratulations! Those years spent deciphering Panel+AB reports have paid off! (There’s an AFL ‘judiciary’, too!) https://t.co/2YyVjKUSyZ

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Microsoft to delete “terrorist” content using a UN list that includes Bhaghdad Stock Exchange, Iraq Central Bank…::https://t.co/h4ucCcJio2

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Still, no surprise that EU, worlds most socialist mkt-econ, might deny CHN econ is capitalism’s greatest triumph::https://t.co/WYsgpioxLh

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@snlester 0.3% rise after 16 yrs over baseline guess, given fixed lab. supply & no lib. of food? Who knows!? Share your skepticism. Models!

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@snlester @scottlincicome Collingwood vs. Geelong at the MCG. Usually a big match 30-40k supporters. Great spectacle (but only light beer).

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Looking forward to talk by @snlester on Public Choice & #TPP at @MelbLawSchool conference 19-20 May::https://t.co/GtRJT2tsA6

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Compliance with 20-yr-old WTO rules is falling. Only 24 of 162 Members still report current levels of farm produce subsidies as required.

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Are these models plausible? Do investors specify “EU”. if not, what else? UK-ex-EU will still have a lot of ‘else’. https://t.co/laEBSWcPPX

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Still, the US can cut the cost of paying of foreign debts by driving down their dollar value (exorbitant privilege). https://t.co/JYhaQFgYsu

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@dandrezner forgets US has reneged on debts before. How about Aug ’73 when Nixon nixed gold std. (& hiked tariffs?) https://t.co/sbqf3YmlUW

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Why Trump? How about this - “Growth in welfare for the middle class (1979-2011)… is indistinguishable from zero”::nber.org/papers/w22211

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Samuelson on Brexit: Another critic ignores costs of current EU trade barriers to UK economy! Better models needed! https://t.co/bHqCHUfOdU

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Economist Deirdre McCloskey argues the “bourgeois virtue” of Prudence is little use on its own. But this is foolish: pic.twitter.com/EWG8KA3EiF

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Halsrethink On May1,2016 I hereby pronounce TPP&TTIP dead in 2016 AND 2017,whether a Republican or Democrat becomes President(>50 yrs in trade policy

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Frank Wilczek teases some new physics — “That’s the axion. I named it after a laundry detergent”::https://t.co/QJrsF7c0ZP

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