Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.
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Can Paul Jacobs pull off the largest technology leveraged buyout in history?
Robots are changing manufacturing, but more automation isn’t always better. Just ask Tesla who missed its targets due to production inefficiencies caused by robots.
Lies, damned lies, and CPI. It is good to remember that everyone measures inflation differently.
Infrastructure has become a bottleneck for shale drillers in the Permian Basin.
If CEO compensation has no correlation with outcomes, why pay so much? It’s a great question. Would CEOs do a worse job if we paid them less? Doubtful.