Thursday assorted links by Tyler Cowen October 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm 1. Rapid chicken evolution. And the invention of pad thai. 2. My 2013 post on why short-term interest rates are so persistently low these days. 3. Using prediction markets to forecast research evaluations. 4. The accent that is Australian (speculative, boozy). 5. Puffins are at risk of extinction. 6. Ending China’s one-child policy won’t matter much at this point.