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Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen (/ˈkaʊ.ən/; born January 21, 1962) is an American economist, academic, and writer. He occupies the Holbert L. 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 a regular column for Bloomberg View. He also has written for such publications as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Time, Wired, Newsweek, and the Wilson Quarterly. Cowen also serves as faculty director of George Mason's Mercatus Center, a university research center that focuses on the market economy. In February 2011, Cowen received a nomination as one of the most influential economists in the last decade in a survey by The Economist. He was ranked #72 among the "Top 100 Global Thinkers" in 2011 by Foreign Policy Magazine "for finding markets in everything."
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    • Stubborn Attachments

    • A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals
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    One of the most influential economists of the decade boldly argues that just about everything you've heard about food is wrong....

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    • Rambling

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    • The Great Stagnation

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    America has been through the biggest financial crisis since the great Depression, unemployment numbers are frightening, median wages have been flat since the 1970s....

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    • A nice fast thought-provoking walk-through

    • By Philo on 07-15-13
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    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 06-30-11
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    • Discover Your Inner Economist

    • By: Tyler Cowen
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    One of America's most respected economists presents a quirky, incisive romp through everyday life that reveals how you can turn economic reasoning to your advantage....

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    An against-the-grain polemic on American capitalism from New York Times best-selling author Tyler Cowen. In Big Business, Cowen puts forth an impassioned defense of corporations and their essential role in a balanced, productive, and progressive society....

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    • Create Your Own Economy

    • The Path to Prosperity in a Disordered World
    • By: Tyler Cowen
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
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    How will we live well in a super-networked, information-soaked, yet predictably irrational world? The only way to know is to understand how the way we think is changing....

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    • By Jeff on 08-19-09

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