WSJ: Michael Crichton dies of cancer.
The Economist on Obama's victory.
Forbes: Cooley on change he can believe in (HT Mankiw).
Samuelson on the gap between poor and rich (HT Mankiw).
Mankiw on the importance of allowing the GOP to become the party of the libertarian youth.
Lindgren: Summers for the Treasury Department? (HT Shikida).
Seavey on libertarians and Obama (HT Shikida).
Caplan on how economists are smart and smart people think like economists.
Dubner on how video games can be used for the greater good.
Perry: the year in review.