Links I Liked

March 16, 2015

     By Duncan Green     

A secret service version of “Where’s Waldo” in the New York Times front page photo of Obama’s recent visit to Selma [h/t Chris Where's WaldoBlattman and Guo Xu (@misologie)]

Excellent update on evolving Piketty debates – what he got right/wrong on inequality, how he’s responded to the backlash [h/t Ricardo Fuentes]

Queuing innovation in a Thai Post Office. Wouldn’t work in UK – no-one’s going to take off their shoes, except between July and September….. [h/t Thai queuingVala Afshar and Daniel Susskind]

The 10 richest Africans have more wealth ($62bn) than the bottom half of its population ($59bn). The World Bank steals our best lines on inequality – and that’s a good thing (sincerest form of flattery and all that)

Not The Onion (reincarnation edition)

Nothing can kill the Wall St bonus [h/t Chris Blattman]Wall St bonuses 2


Ending Child Marriage in Chad (where more girls die in childbirth than go to secondary school). A sharp, classy UNICEF campaign video

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March 16, 2015
Duncan Green