Wednesday assorted links by Tyler Cowen May 31, 2017 at 1:52 pm in 1. Jeremy Adelman on Karl Polanyi. 2. Are maximizers underrated? 3. “Women seem to be leaving the workforce for some of the same reasons men are: Middle-class jobs are in short supply and working at the bottom pays less than it used to.” 4. Does CRISPR cause lots of unintended mutations? And some critical commentary on that result here, there is a discussion of insider trading too. 5. The UK now has an eSports degree, with a “focus on employability.” 6. The 1958 wave of concern with automation.