Pride Goeth Before the Fall
News that a monstrosity, "exactly a mile in height, is to be built" — Babel tower of 21st century? Saudi to build world’s tallest building. The Skyscraper Index suggests "that the world's tallest buildings have risen on the eve of economic downturns," and Mark Thornton provides the Austrian School analysis — Skyscrapers and Business Cycles. Does the "world’s tallest building" foretell the greatest economic downturn?