1. The state of Illinois.2. Robert Skidelsky reviews some biographies of economists.3. Summers on Krugman on inflation. In turn, Krugman on bottlenecks. And Irvine-Broque. A nice contrast of views. And Andolfatto on inflation and the fiscal side. All very good threads for those interested in money/macro issues.4. A non-crazy, research-informed thread on how crypto could erode the power of fiat money over time. How is this for an awesome sentence?: "Rehypothecation is the fractional reserve banking for crypto." From the great Tascha.5. Luca Braghieri. Very strong job market candidate.