Tyler Cowen

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Name: Tyler Cowen
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Are robots people, too?

“When we create our future, we recreate ourselves.”“Humans Need Not Apply,” a new online video about automation says, “this is an economic revolution.” The premise of the video is that human work will soon be all but obsolete. “You may think we’ve been ... [Published Impact Lab - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Smart Idea: Get Your IdeaFestival Pass Early

IdeaFestival 2014 is coming up, September 30 through October 3, in Louisville, and if you’ve become hooked on its eclectic gathering of speakers, or want to go for the first time, committing now will save you some money. Those purchasing a Festival pass ... [Published Louisville.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Lessons 18th & 19th-century India offers for the recent Great Recession of US and Europe

By Tyler CowenCommentators have often compared the recent Great Recession of the United States and Europe to the Great Depression of the 1930s. In both cases, asset prices tumbled, financial systems turned insolvent, and demand plummeted.One difference ... [Published Economic Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Robots Are People, Too

"This is an economic revolution," a new online video says about automation. The premise of "Humans Need Not Apply" is that human work will soon be all but obsolete."You may think we've been here before, but we haven't," says CGP Grey, the video's creator. ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

What to do about the rising tide of inequality

Harold Meyerson“The question is, ‘How do we help people at the bottom rather than thwart people at the top?’” Harvard economics professor Gregory Mankiw, who served as a leading adviser to President George W. Bush and Republican presidential candidate ... [Published Delaware Online - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Further reading

Elsewhere on Friday, - Let’s Gowex: How a Spanish tech star fooled the world . - The ECB is not doing its job . Again. - What should the ECB actually do, the Tyler Cowen solution … … with a Sumner critique . Continue reading: Further reading ... [Published FT Alphaville - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Tyler Cowen on ECB policy, by Scott Sumner

Here's Tyler Cowen commenting on ECB policy options for addressing lowflation: 2. Nominal gdp targeting. In general I like this idea, but which ngdp gets targeted? Eurozone ngdp, presumably. But when you have multiple countries, individual countries ... [Published EconLog - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

The bigger problem than income inequality

[embedded content]Mayors of the 30 biggest cities in the U.S. met in New York this week, pledging to fight inequality , while another report blames the record income gap for weakness in the housing market. But Tyler Cowen, an economics professor at George ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Vladimir Putin, Locavore

Will Russian elite keep supporting Putin when there is only 1 type of horrible cheese and Crimean wine left to celebrate that oil bonus?—Yulia Bragina (@YuliaSkyNews) August 06, 2014In retaliation for US and EU sanctions, Putin issued an executive order ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Mourning The Middlebrow

A.O. Scott laments the passing of the Book-Of-The-Month-Club era:[I]t is hard to look back at the middlebrow era without being dazzled by its scale, complexity and size, and without also, perhaps, feeling a stab of nostalgia. More does not always mean ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Matt Yglesias on Tyler Cowen

Which is to say that while Cowen’s point about the global picture is both interesting and correct, his political stance is backwards. It’s not fans of  Capital in the 21st Century who are pushing nationalism as an alternative to plutocracy, but its ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Commentary: Income inequality and the ills behind it

Is it time to stop obsessing about inequality?Perhaps it was President Obama’s speech last December, calling the nation’s vast income gap “the defining challenge of our time.” The U.S. publication of the French economist Thomas Piketty’s blockbuster “Capital ... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 03 2014]

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Two Things Learned From Reading Jim Manzi’s Unc... [Published Value Walk - Aug 30 2014]
Intellectual decay, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Aug 29 2014]
Seven Ways to Stay Curious [Published Value Walk - Aug 28 2014]
Are robots people, too? [Published Impact Lab - Aug 27 2014]
Smart Idea: Get Your IdeaFestival Pass Early [Published Louisville.com - Aug 26 2014]
Lessons 18th & 19th-century India offers for th... [Published Economic Times - Aug 25 2014]
Lessons from Old India: When an economy just do... [Published Deccan Herald - Aug 24 2014]
Everyday Economics: A New Course by Marginal Re... [Published Open Culture - Aug 22 2014]
Robots Are People, Too [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
Nearly Half of Americans Think the Recession Is... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 19 2014]
Is Global Income Inequality Really Falling? [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
After New Keynesian Economics [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
What to do about the rising tide of inequality [Published Delaware Online - Aug 16 2014]
A Case for Attacking Economic Inequality [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 16 2014]
Hoisted from the Archives from 2008: Conservati... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 15 2014]
Hoisted from the Archives from 2008: Conservati... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 15 2014]
Will a robot take your kid’s job? [Published Boston Globe - Aug 15 2014]
Further reading [Published FT Alphaville - Aug 15 2014]
Tyler Cowen on ECB policy, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Aug 14 2014]
Daimler Employees Can Set Emails to Auto-Delete... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 14 2014]
The bigger problem than income inequality [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 14 2014]
It's Wrong To Pay For Sex [Published Daily Kos - Aug 13 2014]
Showdown: initiator of Likonomics vs. originato... [Published Maekyung - Aug 13 2014]
The economy is more subtle and complex than you... [Published EconLog - Aug 11 2014]
In the Future We’ll All Be Renters: America’s D... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Aug 10 2014]
Krugman and I Agree on the DMV, by David Henderson [Published EconLog - Aug 10 2014]
Lunchtime Must-Read: Brad DeLong (2011): Econom... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 08 2014]
Lunchtime Must-Read: Brad DeLong (2011): Econom... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 08 2014]
Experts Have No Idea If Robots Will Steal Your Job [Published Harvard Business Review - Aug 08 2014]
Experts Have No Idea If Robots Will Steal Your Job [Published HBR Blog Network - Aug 08 2014]
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Intellectual decay, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Aug 29 2014]
Tyler Cowen recently linked to a good article by Francis Fukuyama : The two dominant American political parties have become more ideologically polarized than at any time since the late nineteenth century. There has been a partisan geographic sorting, ...
Hoisted from the Archives from 2008: Conservati... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 15 2014]
Conservatism and Its Absence of Contents : Jacob Levy thinks he has a problem: he cannot present conservatism attractively in his classes because there are no attractive modern conservatives: Jacob T. Levy: Tyler Cowen... makes the insightful point ...
Hoisted from the Archives from 2008: Conservati... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 15 2014]
Conservatism and Its Absence of Contents: Jacob Levy thinks he has a problem: he cannot present conservatism attractively in his classes because there are no attractive modern conservatives:Jacob T. Levy: Tyler Cowen... makes the insightful point that ...
Further reading [Published FT Alphaville - Aug 15 2014]
Elsewhere on Friday, - Let’s Gowex: How a Spanish tech star fooled the world . - The ECB is not doing its job . Again. - What should the ECB actually do, the Tyler Cowen solution … … with a Sumner critique . Continue reading: Further reading ...
Tyler Cowen on ECB policy, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Aug 14 2014]
Here's Tyler Cowen commenting on ECB policy options for addressing lowflation: 2. Nominal gdp targeting. In general I like this idea, but which ngdp gets targeted? Eurozone ngdp, presumably. But when you have multiple countries, individual countries ...
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Is Global Income Inequality Really Falling? [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
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