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In early 20th century under gold stndrd it was common for advanced econ sovereigns to borrow in foreign currency. S… https://t.co/F87CLtcywX


19th-century episodes of sovereign debt reduction and repayment were driven by primary surpluses rather than growth… https://t.co/IaWWwRCc1G


The propensity to commit crime falls spectacularly with age, making the endless detention of middle-aged and old me… https://t.co/Fqa3JBBHL4


@oikeios hence the chinese illustration :)


My book, 'British Exploitation of German Science and Technology, 1943-1949', is out now!
It has been generously des… https://t.co/HJXAZXWJKY


Honda is closing its UK plant: A warehouse capable of holding 9 days’ worth of components to ensure continuity of U… https://t.co/MIdo9tPtfg


Tax, debt, seignorage: How the US has paid for its wars, from an important post by @bhgreeley on the Green New Deal… https://t.co/AdnZwR5FFW


This piece on the idea that the Green New Deal should be financed “the way that World War II was” by @bhgreeley is… https://t.co/4YOFdqzhMn


China’s ghost cities: 65 m urban residences -- or 21.4% of housing -- stand unoccupied according to Dec 2018 estima… https://t.co/4TnhN2CCQL


Our world - Il sorpasso: S Korea’s GDP per capita overtakes that of Italy. https://t.co/4ULVI4SKUM


S&P global credit agency only rates 13 companies in the Asia-Pacific region as CCC out of the roughly 1,120 compani… https://t.co/H8VFTmUgmK


"A massive building boom across China, including in tier-two cities like Jinan, has left as many as 65 million empt… https://t.co/EpvV0lMN9c


'Through Nicholas Shaxson’s journalistic, investigative and analytical mind, he holds a mirror up to us, exposing b… https://t.co/QVFOD802xg


Germany’s businesses assess current situation in upbeat terms but are far more pessimistic about the future.… https://t.co/93roUfCkpL


By 1861 the global condition…

By 1861 the global condition was defined by 107,000 km of railroad track and 803,000 tons of steamship. https://t.co/9B73fzyBFq

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