Thursday assorted links by Tyler Cowen March 12, 2020 at 12:44 pm 1. The end is coming. 2. A calculation of how many Chinese lives have been saved by the coronavirus. 3. Alcoholics Anonymous seems to do better than other approaches (NYT). 4. An idea for scaling ventilator manufacturing. 5. The case for privacy optimism. 6. Eli Dourado on why we are so slow today, recommended. 7. Travel bans have only modest effectiveness.