Tuesday assorted links

1. Interview with James Poterba.

2. South Korean zombie companies?  And good WSJ survey piece on premature deindustrialization., and the Dani Rodrik paper again, revised (pdf).

3. How agriculture shaped human DNA (NYT)

4. The market-oriented reformist wins in Argentina.

5. Anne-Marie Slaughter on the Wilson School renaming controversy (not my views, by the way, but she has run the Wilson School and worth reading how she sees the world).

6. “At 12:45 p.m., a window pops open on a system called FedTrade and plays a sequence of musical notes—F-E-D—to open trading, traders said.

7. Why are engineers more likely to become terrorists?


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