Assorted links by Tyler Cowen April 18, 2012 at 1:22 pm in 1. The decline of the New York Public Library? 2. Ungated Acemoglu paper on the future of the world and the rights revolution. 3. Elinor Ostrom makes Time’s 100 most influential list. 4. Class notes from a Peter Thiel lecture on business. 5. Arabic words to Bach’s religious music, a video, sung by Fadia el Hage.