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Friday round-up: Of tapering, output gaps, microfinance, cows and world warnings ahead of Davos

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Ylan Mui writes in the Washington Post about 'Why the World Shouldn't Fear the Taper,' which draws from Global Economic Prospects (GEP), launched earlier this week.

The Economist has a daily chart drawing from the GEP that illustrates output gaps in developing countries.

David Roodman has a new paper titled 'Armageddon or Adolescence? Making Sense of Microfinance's Recent Travails.'

Keeping satire alive, Visual.ly published an infographic using two cows to explain the various types of socioeconomic systems in our crazy world.

Ahead of next week's Davos meetings, the World Economic Forum warns of dangers in growing inequality, extreme weather.

 

 

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