Friday assorted links

1. Sexual assault in North Korea.

2. Different academics pick the most influential book of the last twenty years.

3. “…we show that regions close to historical missionary settlements exhibit higher likelihood of HIV. This effect is driven by the Christian population in our sample. This suggests conversion to Christianity as a possible explanatory channel. Our findings are robust to alternative specifications addressing selection.”  Link here (pdf).

4. “A professor of surgery says students have spent so much time in front of screens and so little time using their hands that they have lost the dexterity for stitching or sewing up patients.

5. “Record labels’ study shows performances of Bach are almost 30 percent faster than they were 50 years ago.

6. Not citing the morally questionable.


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