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Sunday assorted links

Summary:
1. More American soft power: it seems BLM is one reason why Barbados might cast off its ties to Queen Elizabeth (NYT). 2. Would you settle for one billion horses? 3. Stephen F. Cohen, historian of Russia, has passed away (NYT). 4. They want to rename the town named Asbestos, but can’t come up with anything good. 5. Joel Miller on whether we should accelerate infections in low-risk persons.  It does not sufficiently address the economic (and thus also human) benefits of a speedier resolution, but nonetheless makes some good points. The post Sunday assorted links appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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Tyler Cowen
Tyler Cowen is an American economist, academic, and writer. He occupies the Holbert C. Harris Chair of economics as a professor at George Mason University and is co-author, with Alex Tabarrok, of the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution. Cowen and Tabarrok have also ventured into online education by starting Marginal Revolution University. He currently writes the "Economic Scene" column for the New York Times, and he also writes for such publications as The New Republic, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Newsweek, and the Wilson Quarterly.

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