Daily update March 19 2009

1. Russia and the 1999 Nobel prize winner in economics, Robert Mundell have joined the call for a new international currency.(1)

2. One report of Palestinian unity government has appeared.(2)

3. Another hugely underemphasized story, the Obama administration’s confirmation of the bombing of Syria regarding an alleged northern Korean reactor.(3)

4. Harvard’s portfolio making shrinking contribution to undergraduate education.(4)

5. Bloomberg writer discusses Asian reaction to U.$. financial bubbleism.(5)

6. WSJ discusses the self-reinforcing nature of punditdom and the government.(6)

1. http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/600/42/375364.htm
2. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aF.QdqHp7LeM&refer=home
There is no mention of the idea at the Palestinian Authority website yet. http://www.maannews.net/en/
3. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5ge4oHlrAOPr_X_cLSzTuqwUX5fBAD971BHEG3
4. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601110&sid=a2koi0hQVRuw
5. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601110&sid=a3kIiO2iNxaw
6. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123734059279564981.html



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