Read these. I dare you.
• The Ubiquity of “Lost Decades” (Above the Market)
• Insurers are capitalizing on a surge of interest in bonds linked to natural disasters (WSJ)
• The Privatization Backlash (The Atlantic)
• Adam Smith is not the antidote to Thomas Piketty (The Monkey Cage)
• Which Cities Sleep in, and Which Get to Work Early (FiveThirtyEight)
• Why the lights have dimmed on LA’s film industry (Market Place)
• Amid rumors of a buyout and reports of cash crunch, is Square all boxed in? (The Verge)
• 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 (MIT Technology Review) see also 5 areas in Robotics that will transform society and their economic impact (Robotenomics)
• Is There a Wonk Bubble? (Politico)
• Louis C.K. Is America’s Undisputed King of Comedy (GQ)
What are you reading?
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