Thursday assorted links by Tyler Cowen December 23, 2021 at 11:32 am 1. Will Russian invade Ukraine? 2. Why is Covid plummeting in Japan? 3. The quantum tardigrade? 4. What Andrew Batson read in 2021. And China’s minority fiction. 5. Ontario to list fluvoxamine as a Covid-19 treatment to consider. 6. Why do Italians watch Trading Places on Christmas Eve? 7. Paxlovid production may be difficult to scale.