Assorted Thursday links by Tyler Cowen September 10, 2015 at 1:20 pm 1. Data on refugee and asylum admissions (pdf); by the way America admitted many more people in 1990 than now. 2. The economics of organized crime in Italy (pdf). 3. Greg Mankiw on the Jeb Bush tax plan. And Krugman on the same. And the Tax Policy Center. 4. Further Scott Sumner bullishness on China. And Thomas Piketty on immigration to Europe. 5. A list with Israel Kirzner on it. And a list with Veronique de Rugy on it — fifty most influential, from Politico. 6. Was it degrading for the Chinese to hire “programming cheerleaders”? 7. Ireland growing at six to seven percent.