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If This Is Zurich, It Must Be Sunday

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LINDAU, Germany – EP spent most of last week at the triennial Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in this old lakeside resort in southwestern Bavaria – some 350 young economists from 66 countries, sixteen Nobel laureates in the economic sciences, and ninety British, European, and Latin American journalists. Not much news, but plenty of illuminating talk about tradecraft. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gave a keynote speech titled “The interdependence of research and policy-making,” The meeting didn’t compete for drama with the annual Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City research conference in Jackson Hole last week, which this year