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Good stuff from Kedrosky today on the world cup as allegory for global economics:

Many people have noticed a remarkable result at this year’s World Cup. Consider: Last edition’s champion, Italy, is out, while a host of South American countries are doing wonderfully. Similarly, England has looked wobbly, and even the Germans haven’t been as sharp as expected. It feels like a changing of the guard, with soccer leadership moving out of the top European countries — developed economies — and moving to … emerging markets. Sound familiar?

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My new bets: Korea and Japan. Go Asia!

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Just an update in between games:

People all over the world are going soccer crazy and skipping work (read: Bangladesh), while Freakonomics did a bit of game theory and gave us optimized shots for placing penalty kicks. Also why the new soccer ball may be the cause of the fewest goals per game so far.

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