​Pippa Malmgren explains euro divide & Mark Thoma on Piketty data controversy

Manufacturing in the Eurozone slowed to a six month low in the month of May. Erin looks at the numbers and explores what that means for the ECB. Dr. Pippa Malmgren, policy expert and head of the DPRM Group and Principalis Asset Management, discusses the widening divide between Germany and the European periphery. Round two with Mark Thoma of the Economist’s View, discussing the macroeconomic future of the US, the controversy surrounding Piketty’s data in Capital in the 21st Century, and the difference between econometrics and statistics. In Big Deal, Edward Harrison and Erin talk about sports shenanigans: an investor, golfer, and a gambler walk into a bar…

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