Assorted links

1. Can complex financial assets be booby-trapped?

2. Jon Chait makes the case against prizes.

3. Bruce Bartlett opposes cutting the payroll tax.

4. Which countries produce the most beef? (put the cursor on the balloons)

5. Metaphors: people mostly describe their lives in terms of a "journey"; is this just our tendency to impose false or misleading narrative on events?  Poorer people, however, are more likely than richer people to describe their lives as a "battle."

6. John Nye on inequality and positional goods (read the whole symposium).


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