Monday assorted links by Tyler Cowen January 5, 2015 at 11:53 am in 1. “I became a statistician because I was put in prison.” 2. Profile of Isabel Sawhill on marriage. 3. Drones vs. mosquitos. 4. A Rust Belt theory of low cost high culture. 5. Reddit thread on which American customs seem outrageous or pointless. 6. How to politely (?) end a conversation, the science thereof. 7. Malcolm Gladwell reviews America’s Bitter Pill, on ACA. 8. Eric Posner responds on quadratic voting. 9. Jeff Sachs on Krugman and austerity.