Assorted links by Tyler Cowen August 8, 2013 at 1:29 pm in 1. Good post on the challenges faced by Raghu Rajan. 2. 600 octopi made from recycled newspaper, can you guess from which country? 3. The infrastructure behind Dutch cycling. 4. Is there regional convergence in Chinese growth? And new Michael Pettis piece on China. 5. First chapter of Tim Harford’s new book as a Kindle single. 6. I never thought Ishtar was such a terrible movie.