Assorted links by Tyler Cowen December 16, 2013 at 12:46 pm in 1. Where might we be getting new nations? 2. Does the American way of hiring worsen long-term unemployment? 3. The forthcoming Thomas Piketty book will be very important. 4. Stephen Williamson on the Phillips curve. And a bit more here. 5. Making a life-size origami elephant. 6. Is Sweden rethinking education privatization? Here are some further results on U.S. preschool, by the way.