Thursday assorted links by Tyler Cowen November 19, 2020 at 1:17 pm 1. The only thing worse than a meritocracy… 2. Covid betting markets in everything? 3. Matt Yglesias on what is wrong with the media. 4. A bit slow to start, but this is an excellent piece on how biologists think and why others might be slow to get it. 5. Would you flee the FBI on an underwater sea scooter? (NYT) 6. Did the NIMBYs save American cities?