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Unlike the USA, the OECD’s host country’s actual and equilibrium unemployment rates track each other rather too closely for comfort. In contrast, Italian unemployment hardly ever catches up with the Italian equilibrium unemployment rate. In common with the US equilibrium unemployment rate, the Italian equilibrium unemployment rate was rather stable for quite some time. Source: …

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I can’t think of a charitable explanation of why the equilibrium unemployment rate is so stable in the USA and yet tracks actual unemployment with a bit of a lag in the UK. There is a large literature showing that the equilibrium unemployment rate in the USA has gone up and down quite significantly if …

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Mobile subscriptions now outnumber people in the world https://t.co/QXJQH6Vyjt #tech pic.twitter.com/c31XREmvMg — World Economic Forum (@wef) November 26, 2015

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Noam Chomsky hit a new low with his claim that the poor die fighting the wars started by the rich. Wartime casualty rates are available on the Internet in great detail to rebut this nonsense claim. https://www.facebook.com/esaimoralesfb/photos/a.305348077202.154276.126835322202/10153547476347203/?type=1&theater In the Second World War, First World War and…

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