Assorted links by Tyler Cowen March 17, 2014 at 12:31 pm in 1. From Neal Stephensohn’s Reamde. It concerns aviation and other issues in recent current affairs. 2. New blog on robot economics. 3. Dubious but interesting claims about new ways of punishing prisoners. 4. Is there still communism in China? And the PRC according to Baidu autocomplete. 5. Are some of the traditional ladders out of poverty disappearing?