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Best of Research Review 2017

So many research papers, so little time. How do you separate the wheat from the chaff? You might start with the following five economic and financial papers that appeared in The Capital Spectator’s Research Review column in 2017. In a sea of newly minted studies over the past 12 months, these titles stand out as worthy of a second read.
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Macro Briefing: 29 December 2017

China denies selling oil to N. Korea after Trump criticism: USA Today
US jobless claims unchanged at low 245k last week: Bloomberg
Majority of BoJ members see no need for more monetary stimulus: MNI
US inflation is low because monetary policy is too tight: Scott Sumner
Zillow: value of US housing stock increased by 6.5% in 2017: Bloomberg
A short list of risk factors to monitor for 2018: MarketWatch
Chicago PMI in Dec rises to highest level since 2011: ISM Chicago