Source: Economist Archive:

 

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From The Economist:

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The Economist produces quality audio annotated presentations on a number of topics. Here are a few recent ones:

Asia’s Growing Economic Power (a historical perspective)
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China’s territorial Disputes (it’s not just Taiwan)
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Global Fertility
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Thanks to Stephen Dobson for the heads up.

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Official retirement ages have failed to keep pace with rising life expectancy, making pensions increasingly unaffordable. In practice many people in the rich-world OECD countries retire several years early, which lets them enjoy, on average, some 19 years in retirement before death.

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Most industrial countries have recovered (temporarily, at least).

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GDP, peak to trough.

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and by the way, don’t take cipro without reading the label and drinking a lot of water.

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Number of deaths on both sides, and number of rockets/mortars fired into Israel.

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2008 and 2009 by sector, and compared to 2007 peaks.

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