Assorted links by Tyler Cowen July 16, 2013 at 12:13 pm in 1. Can matching models explain the unemployment dynamics of the Great Depression? 2. How much do the new gdp figures rely on measures of Chinese investment, and why are the Chinese getting so heavily into Bitcoin? 3. Are bee colonies really collapsing?: an economic perspective. 4. Can Big Data change our understanding of the American novel? 5. Is Urumqi central Asia’s most important city? 6. A trusted reader sent me this video link and I decided to post it without sampling it first.