Freelance journalist, lots of columns, way too many opinions, and a bit of Catholic intellectual fun.

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Edward Hadas is Economics Editor at Reuters Breakingviews. He joined Breakingviews in both 2004 and 2011, with a year in between at the Financial Times as Assistant Editor of the Lex column. Before becoming a journalist, he worked for 23 years as an equity analyst in Europe and the US. He has wri...

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Don't count on it! There is a very deep well of foolishness when greed takes over the rational faculties...  https://twitter.com/cattlesnake/status/955105142055014402 
The basic questions are not asked, let alone answered. What are we trying to do in macroeconomics? Avoid "slumps"? Or perhaps optimise or maximise something? Is so, what, and why? And can those "somethings" be measured?  https://twitter.com/RealWorldEcon/status/955410808107945991 
I am still upset by Trump's "shithole" comment, as I wrote  http://reut.rs/2FRPsNI  . Here are some great slides showing development in Africa.  https://africaindata.org/#/title-slide  . "Shitholes" are becoming a lot less "shitty"
The privileged have to pay up for luxurious private health care, but they get luxury policing at no extra cost. I hope he pays his fair share of taxes..  https://twitter.com/izakaminska/status/955027756835921920 
I had some harsh words on Apple back in 2014. It seems they are still pretty much on target.  http://reut.rs/2Du84Wv   https://twitter.com/pierrebri/status/954827493680271360 
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