Assorted links by Tyler Cowen December 12, 2012 at 1:10 pm 1. Erik Voeten with some remarks toward a theory of treaties. 2. Milton Friedman on the popularity of the Fed. 3. What V.S. Naipaul thinks of Jane Austen. 4. New paper on Albert Hirschman and the World Bank, and Rajiv Sethi on Hirschman. 5. Further skepticism on productivity increases in U.S. manufacturing. 6. Raj Chetty video lectures on taxes and redistribution, not viewed but self-recommending.