Assorted links

1. Bhutan stocks trade twice a week, in the name of happiness, apparently.

2. Via Bookslut, 1986 interview with Thomas Bernhard.

3. Does travel have cognitive benefits?

4. Does beauty have a Darwinian downside?

5. Profile of Daniel Lippman (he supplies public goods and he is also an MR reader, correspondent, and link supplier).

6. Ed Glaeser on Samuelson.