Weekend Reading

A few links from my weekly Weekend Reading column:

  • Woman Who Sank Galleon Was Beauty-Queen-Turned-Analyst Insider (Bloomberg)
  • A world awash in debt (Globe & Mail)
  • Japan’s appreciating currency: Time for action (The Economist)
  • Dry Lands: Water and irrigation in America (LRB)
  • On Wall Street: Apocalypse how? (FT)
  • Golf courses suffer as recession continues (LAT)
  • Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis (SSRN)
  • From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons (NBER)