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The top of today's reading list discusses radiation effects on U.S. babies from the Fukushima disaster ........ and the last two articles address economic challenges for China.
- Study: 28% Increase In Thyroid Problems In Babies Born After Fukushima in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington (Washington's Blog) Washington's Blog is a Global Economic Intersection contributor. Infants are much more vulnerable to radiation than adults but radiation safety standards are set based on the assumption that everyone in the world is a healthy man in his 20s. See also this and this.
- Investments in Education May Be Misdirected (Eduardo Porter, The New York Times)
- Articles about solar powered transportation: Solar Car (Purdue Solar Racing) and Solar Plane (Scientific Computing). The solar plane can fly all night!
- Underwater: The Netherlands Falls Prey to Economic Crisis (Christoph Schult and Anne Seith, Spiegel Online)
- Why This Bull Will Probably Keep Running For At Least Another Year (John Overstreet, Seeking Alpha) Hat tip to Bob Millman.
- Analysis: Stockton and San Bernardino, a tale of two bankruptcies (Tim Reid, Reuters) See also GEI News.
- U.S. Light Vehicle Sales decreased to 15.3 million annual rate in March (Bill McBride, Calculated Risk) Down slightly from February but up 8% year-over-year.
- Bank of Cyprus: Best Bank for Private Banking 2012 (Caitlyn, The Big Picture)
- What’s in store for China in 2013? (Gordon Orr, McKinsey Quarterly, January 2013)