Weekend Homework, September 29th 2017

Welcome to the second edition of Weekend Homework, a summary of the most interesting articles, reports, podcasts and videos that we came across this week as well as a selection of original VFTP content. Please enjoy them as much as we did.

What to watch

With much discussion on Indian Equities in recent weeks, Cindy published a video blog on Wednesday. She is concerned that the Nifty has topped out in the short term - Watch

This week, CSIS hosted an event on foreign policy towards North Korea with Kang Kyung-Wha, South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Madeleine K. Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State. This discussion focused on the difference between dealing with North Korea during Mrs. Albright's time in government; and now - Watch

What to read

This week we published a special report on the emerging battle between the technology monopolies and governments and the court of public opinion. Please take a look if you did not catch it earlier in the week and we would love your comments on the new web site - Read

The Brookings Institute discusses thirteen interesting facts about wages in the U.S. and tries to answer the question why have they been so stagnant? A comprehensive analysis. According to their work, after adjusting for inflation, wages are only 10% higher in 2017 than they were in 1973, with annual real wage growth just below 0.2% - Read

What to listen to

An excellent podcast from Bloomberg that contemplates the likely changes in leadership amongst the world's central banks between now and 2019 - with Adam Posen from the Peterson Institute - Listen

Our frequent Expert Series guest, Chad Bown’s Trade Talks are always a good listen. This week he looks at the Trump administration's approach to WTO - Listen

Comments


Paul Krake
EditorPaul Krake
New Comment
3
Paul Krake
EditorPaul Krake
New Comment
4
Ken_Dyks
EditorKen_Dyks
New Comment
3
Ken_Dyks
EditorKen_Dyks
New Comment
3