Elsewhere on Friday:-- The Economist lays into the West’s housing obsession. -- Heat mapped: NYT charts the second hottest year ever. (limited number of free clicks) -- This self-driving car looks truly terrifying.-- China is closing that gap with the US on research spending. -- Crypto dad launches digital dollar think tank. (WSJ, requires subscription.) -- A step-by-step guide to how the POTUS can launch a nuke. -- Microfinance’s Prussian roots.-- Song of the Day: Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On/ What’s Happening Brother (Live in Chicago).
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ocanuto writes How Latin America Can Make Fintech a Priority
José Antonio Ocampo writes The Challenges of Argentina’s Debt Renegotiation
Howard Davies writes Are Independent Central Banks Passé?
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-- The Economist