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January 2017

@TradeDiversion Thanks 🙂! Still C&P say they choose (p4) to look at ‘extensive margin’ changes instead (I haven’t examined their model).

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One reason “Ricardian” trade models probably broken. Love of variety is key to production structures, firms success::nber.org/papers/w23108

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Is the “Ricardian” NAFTA trade model @rodrikdani points to (shows net 0.08% benefits for USA) plausible?::rodrik.typepad.com/dani_rodriks_w…

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@greg_ip:”Whether the U.S. can replicate China’s success is questionable”::wsj.com/articles/on-gl…

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Agree with @dikenson: was an effective, peaceful response to CHN’s “9-dash-line” claims. We will regret it::cato.org/publications/c…

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SimonEvenett Nov16 world trade volumes look like they might have broken out of range defined since Jan15. Not true of US, alas. cpb.nl/en/figure/cpb-…

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Albeit expected, withdrawal fm is a ‘defining moment’. Suggests broad downgrading, for now, of US as trade treaty partner. In too.

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WorldTradeLaw Tokyo turns down Australian proposal for TPP without U.S., vows to keep pushing Trump | The Japan Times..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…7N

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My national radio interview today on . The Petri/Plummer estimate of US job “churn” is 54k not 57k (oops!)::abc.net.au/worldtoday/con…

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“Structural change during the recent growth boom in developing countries”::rodrik.typepad.com/dani_rodriks_w…

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If this is the end of AUS will loose better services access and a better deal in Japan than our own FTA. Own cuts too were not nothing.

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The direct impacts of Trump’s gesture are likely smaller than the unintended (unconsidered?) consequences. Xi must be grinning broadly.

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rodrikdani Here is a new website on which some great economists collaborate to bring you relevant economic analysis econofact.org

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“Every decision on trade, on taxes, on immigration, on foreign affairs will be made to benefit American workers and … families.” Good idea!

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This brief description of “gotchas” in the “WTO option” seems about right. Upshot? My guess, more jeopardy for WTO::economist.com/blogs/economis…

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“Big data is not about the data” (it’s about the algorithms)::gking.harvard.edu/files/gking/fi…

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What odds this “V Fast Train” consortium that “doesn’t want a cent” fm govt wants price-regs, monopoly, tolls?::theaustralian.com.au/news/inquirer/…

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Tariff burden on poorest US households >5X burden on the rich. No surprise to you perhaps, but… does Mr Trump know?voxeu.org/article/us-tar…ij

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Me too! The WTO AB (in the FSC case) said direct tax discrimination was out, although G Hufbauer says that’s nuts::..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tV

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Best things? Obama’s For Pol wins of omission. He sought (ISR, IRN) & kept (except Libya, drone kills) peace:bloomberg.com/view/articles/…

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By re-importing low-productivity jobs, Trump could save USA (& ROW) from toxic effects of stronger growth. Hoorah?::bloomberg.com/view/articles/…

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How should we read the design of the new Apple HQ? As a “Spaceship” (Apple fans) or a Hill Fort of future industria..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…uE

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I think this is what hetero-firms theory tells us. Key benefits emerge at scale fm individutal firm wins AND losses::necsi.edu/research/multi…

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[Follow-up]: a complete edition of Bastiat’s “Sophisms” with the dialog “Something Else” on protection & adjustment:econlib.org/library/Bastia…

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Excellent piece fm @dikeson. Brush up your Bastiat (start quoting him now). Perhaps start with “Something Else” her..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…NH

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Before the start of cyberwar (theguardian.com/commentisfree/…) & before @Snowden, I wrote a novel about the connection::amazon.com/Cloud-Lies-Pet…

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Boundless, uncensored I can (easily, selectively) choke whenever I want is a jewel. Publish & be damned!::theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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ATabarrok 2016 was the best year ever! pic.twitter.com/d52CqaUIdo

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