What caught my eye: Artificial intelligence, part-time jobs, U.S. fiscal policy, and much more…

A good overview on artificial intelligence and its economic implications (Brookings scholars Darrell West and John Allen):

What would happen if all jobs were part-time? “A field trial with Zurich Insurance to advertise all jobs as part-time”:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-field-trial-with-zurich-insurance-to-advertise-all-jobs-as-part-time

“World Trade Report 2020: Government policies to promote innovation in the digital age”:

https://www.wto.org/english/res_e/publications_e/wtr20_e.htm

This is highly recommended: “Fiscal Policy Advice for Joe Biden and Congress: An event co-hosted by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution”

https://www.piie.com/events/fiscal-policy-advice-joe-biden-and-congress

Do you agree with that?: Matthew Yglesias on “Low interest rates are a curse — we need massive fiscal imprudence”:

https://www.slowboring.com/p/low-interest-rates-are-a-curse-we

E-commerce sales are rising (obviously):

https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2020/11/share-of-online-retail-sales-soaring.html

The virtual event series on transatlantic relations (by several transatlantic institutions and German political foundations):

“Will the Secular Decline In Exchange Rate and Inflation Volatility Survive COVID-19?” (by Ethan Ilzetzki, Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff):

https://www.nber.org/papers/w28108

The CPB (Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) published its forecast for the Dutch economy:

https://www.cpb.nl/en/projections-november-2020

“Public Understanding of Economics and Economic Statistics” (by Johnny Runge, Nathan Hudson-Sharp9. Very interesting:

https://www.escoe.ac.uk/publications/public-understanding-of-economics-and-economic-statistics/

The Global Earnings Inequality Database by Olle Hammar and Daniel Waldenström:

https://sites.google.com/site/ollehammar85/data

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