Wednesday assorted links by Tyler Cowen October 4, 2017 at 2:06 pm in 1. Are people on Facebook ashamed to admit they live in New Jersey? And why is DC so popular? 2. How is Catalonian independence like Brexit? 3. John R. Allen named next Brookings President. 4. John Cochrane’s Op-Ed arguing for a VAT. 5. Who’s complacent? 6. The age distribution of mass killers.