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August 18, 2009

Think health care is expensive now? Just wait for the population of Americans over 65 to boom. Calculated Risk has supercool animated graphics that use Census Bureau data to show the demographic shift over time. (Calculated Risk)

Modeling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. (Bronte Capital)

There may be unintendended consequences from the “cash for clunkers” program. Lucas W. Davis and Matthew E. Kahn contend that the program will reduce the international trade in clunkers, hurting developing economies and possibly raising global emissions. (Vox EU)

The carry trade is back. (The Wall Street Journal)

A roundup of the debate over guaranteed bonuses. (The Deal)

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