Do All Well-Being Indicators Tell Similar Stories About Human Flourishing?

Human flourishing is about enjoying the things that it is good for humans to have. It is more than economic opportunity; it is more than feeling happy or satisfied with life; it is more than safety and security; it is more than good health and longevity; it is more than educational opportunity; it is . . . → Read More: Do All Well-Being Indicators Tell Similar Stories About Human Flourishing?

Outsized Capital Inflows?

A lot of people are getting anxious about a scenario with outsized capital inflows hitting India. The historical time-series is illuminating:

Quarter Billion USD Percent to GDP 12/2004 12.6 7.4 03/2005 8.2 4.6 06/2005 5.8 3.4 09/2005 10.5 6.2 12/2005 0.8 0.4 03/2006 8.4 4.2 06/2006 10.7 5.7 09/2006 7.9 4.2 12/2006 10.8 4.8 . . . → Read More: Outsized Capital Inflows?

Macroeconomics Reading Club

For those of you who study macroeconomics and finance, here are some interesting articles on macroeconomic issues:

Menzie Chinn, The Employment Situation in the Graphs, Econobrowser, December 4, 2009 (link)

Menzie Chinn, Debt and Interest Rates; Some Empirical Evidence, November 23, 2009 (link)

Olivier Blanchard, Marianna Riggi, The Price of Oil and the Macroeconomy, . . . → Read More: Macroeconomics Reading Club