Links I Liked

A few links from either side of the Christmas break, to provide some initial distractions in 201710m-weight

How much does $10m in large banknotes weigh? Carrying bags of cash is (luckily) easier on the
back in Davos than Caracas (h/t The Economist)

Great (long read) interview with inequality guru Branko Milanovic

The focus on better communicating certain ‘truths’ is misplaced: academics must improve their emotional literacy

Apply now for the new LSE’s new Atlantic Fellowships in Economic and Social Inequalities

Let’s bring the mood down. Last year Bloomberg envisaged President Trump and Brexit. Now here’s their pessimist’s guide to 2017

And up again. ‘My Big Idea For 2017: Time To Build The Human Economy’, bit of much-needed inspiration from Winnie Byanyima

Are Women Really Happier than Men Around the World? Interesting attempt to answer a really difficult question

This might be the coolest visualization of evolution ever (and a very scary depiction of antibiotic resistance)



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