Archive for April, 2016

Brazilian blame game


A bit of chat, in my work hat, about Brazil:

Martin Langfield and Reynolds Holding discuss Sunday’s vote favoring impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff and why investor optimism about her possible ouster may be overblown.



A cracking read


My latest book review:

“Narconomics” by Tom Wainwright is both an extended black joke and a hard-headed analysis of the drug trade as a business (almost) like any other. A largely persuasive case for legalization, and funny to boot.