Thursday assorted links by Tyler Cowen October 10, 2019 at 12:16 pm 1. The political accountability culture that is southern Mexico. 2. Did efficient options pricing lead or follow the development of the Black Scholes Merton model? 3. How to conclude an agreement with the EU, recommended. 4. China is now trying to defuse the NBA brouhaha (NYT). 5. Why is subway accessibility so expensive? 6. The U.S. tax system is progressive (Bloomberg).