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August 2016

RT @insteconomics: David Uren writes up my forthcoming Cato Institute paper on The G20 and Global Governance https://t.co/nCOr81kvyy

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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. https://t.co/stTUbrZVCi

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DARPA will fund “explainable artificial intelligence”: AI that explains how it learns. A kind of self-awareness?::https://t.co/SMabuTbN6A

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Cost of barring CHN FDI in AUSGRID: “New investment and technology transfer from the biggest utility in the world…”::https://t.co/Y5q98A2sNP

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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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No doubt MurrayGoulburn coop screwed-up its pricing strategy (w/ farmer shareholders) but govt has no role setting prices, bullying firms.

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Turnbull rhymes “Australia” with “Venezuela”: govt will not allow “poor business decisions… to erode the dairy indy”:https://t.co/nggwFXUYcn

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I wrote my MP (@timwilsoncomau) lamenting Turnbull’s attack on banks over prices. I asked who would be next? Dairy? Supermarkets? …One down…

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Turnbull bullies another company on prices: co-op OWNED by the businesses complaining. Who is more feckless: shareholders or Prime Minister?

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@tylercowen “…the message seems to be that not going nuclear was an even bigger mistake than we had been thinking“::https://t.co/HnFU710Lby

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Proof that iPhones cost too much? Still, oil prices and promised trade, investment protection will stop this slide. https://t.co/CXfq0evTTa

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Not the first (or last) attempt to make foreigners wear the consequences of poor US econ. pol. choices #brettonwoods https://t.co/6L7HZFwZ3B

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aus_business Australia is no longer open for business, writes @GlendaKorporaal bit.ly/2aQbulc pic.twitter.com/2O5tngGlMQ

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Many HKG, SGP, MSY, CHN firms supply capital, tech, infrastructure in AU. Treasurer’s interference will hurt us::https://t.co/sJczj3rsjG

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“Australia seems to be making up its foreign-investment policy on the run” Populist (& worse), high-handed, obscure::https://t.co/q7MylzG4Fb

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Rather than haul banks before Parlt. for refusing to pass on official rate cuts, govt. shd increase bank competition:https://t.co/Omu2YJPVDe

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How long (Oh Lord, how long?) before the NYT editors understand that we got it: they’re zealously anti-Trump? Now can we have actual news?

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@snlester Thanks. Have long thought the “optimum tariff” story was the “string theory” of trade. Possibly elegant, certainly irrelevant.

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Oops… Should be ‘Staiger’. Apologies.

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Um… sorry. Don’t recognize any of Bagwell & Steiger’s “purposes”. Guess they must be cleverly disguised… ? https://t.co/PwjlhjFZkd

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The elites’ scorn for the “ignorant masses” of #leave has a 19th century precedent in condemnation of the Chartists::https://t.co/WGUdey0AZ5

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“Market-failure“? If only! Health’s burdens, rather, are govt. failure & the self-interested jabber of rent-seekers::https://t.co/pYt4a1MXMf

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“Great openness requires greater governments” Discuss… expanding, refining “greater”. https://t.co/seiEAJXZl0

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“If they decide not to pass on an interest rate cut they’re going to have to front up to (Parlt.) and explain…” https://t.co/J9ceVOkAXB

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RT @SimonEvenett: For my acct of the catalogue of failure that has been the governance of the world trading system in 21st century C https…

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