Thursday assorted links by Tyler Cowen August 29, 2019 at 1:14 pm 1. “Across multiple studies, we find that access to Spanish‐language television is associated with decreases in turnout, ethnic civic participation, and political knowledge.” 3. Kang Nara, defector from North Korea (YouTube, English subtitles). And WSJ coverage. I found both very interesting. 3. Richard Serra update (NYT). 4. 100 books to read on China. 5. Which California localities have the worst housing regulation? The worst is Atherton. 6. Harvard risk and environmental economist Marty Weitzman has passed away.