Who are the growth stars of the last decade? The % growth table (winner Equatorial Guinea, China 5th, Ethiopia 19th) looks nothing like the absolute table (how many $ have been added – winner Macao, China 65th, Ethiopia 154th). Development Impacts compares the two, and which one is most relevant on particular issues.
Exquisitely written speech (‘the sleek have inherited the earth’) by Andrew Haldane of the Bank of England on 3 ‘financial arms races’ (races on returns, speed and towards safety) and how to manage them. Hope someone’s listening. [h/t Rob Nash]