Tyler Cowen

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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Another Shining Example of Liberal Open-Mindedness

( )Writing about this year’s winner of the Nobel Prize for economics, Frenchman Jean Tirole, the New Yorker ’s John Cassidy let’s fly with typical condescension right at the beginning:In general, I’m not a fan of the economics Nobel. Too often, since ... [Published Power Line - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Advice For A Career In Economics

This week I was on a panel for an audience of undergraduate and graduate econ students discussing advice for a career in economics. Since I think a lot of readers of econ blogs are students that are in similar positions, I thought it might be useful to ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

A Nobel Prize in how not to get ripped off - wow will the power bills go down?

For years Telstra ripped off its customers.Technological change had pushed down the costs of its services but the prices it charged for using them scarcely budged.Why should they? For local and long distance calls its customers had nowhere else to turn. ... [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

What Does Fusion Mean for the Future?, by Art Carden

Writing at Forbes.com (for whom I am also a contributor), William Pentland discusses Lockheed Martin's alleged breakthroughs in fusion technology . We've heard "fusion is just around the corner!" for a very long time now, but as Tyler Cowen notes , ... [Published EconLog - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Why Are Helicopter Parents So Intense? Maybe They’re Scared

One of the developmental stages in parenthood is becoming a sucker for parental-advice clickbait. Voila: ” A Cure for Hyper-Parenting .” (It’s actually pretty reasonable advice, as the TL;DR is “chill, kids are resilient,” or, as put nicely, “total commitment ... [Published Chicago Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

A prize for complexity

There was, at least among those who follow such matters, a bit of a stir on Monday when the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded to French economist Jean Tirole.That's because Mr. Tirole won the award "for his analysis of market power ... [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 2 reports

On A Tirole

61 years old, French Jean Tirole @UT1Capitole , 1/1 #nobelprize2014 in Economic Sciences pic.twitter.com/W7tQ002ngW— The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 13, 2014John Cassidy explains the significance of Tirole’s work:Taking tools of game theory and ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

WKF offers insights into future of capitalism

We would experience extreme inequality where the top 10 percent of all people earn high income while the rest of them degenerate into the low-income class -by Tyler Cowen, George Mason University professor).The third industrial revolution, if fulfilled, ... [Published Maekyung - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Designing contracts

Jean Tirole, winner of the Nobel Prize 2014 for Economics.The Indian government has often been pushed to renegotiate contracts in gas production, roads and airports. It would do well to read Jean Tirole on regulatory economics if episodes are to be minimized. ... [Published Livemint.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

The Economist Who Won The Nobel Prize Explained Why CEOs Get Such Gigantic Bonuses

Why are CEOs paid so well. In part, because they constantly have the opportunity to renegotiate their contracts, which are often heavy on the stock-based bonuses. The work of Jean Tirole, the newest Nobel Prize winner in economics, helps explain why this ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

Newsweek: Back in Print, Confused as Ever

Dumb arguments against libertarianism are increasing , as guardians of the expansive state begin to worry that the country might actually be trending in a libertarian direction. This may not be the dumbest, but as Nick Gillespie said of a different ... [Published Cato Institute - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Economists tell S. Korea to brace for China risk

Renowned economists visiting Seoul on the occasion of the 15th World Knowledge Forum warned that a slump in the Chinese economy could trigger another global financial crisis. On the contrary, they expect the U.S., the other pillar of G2, to recover fast ... [Published Maekyung - Oct 13 2014]

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His solution is hard to describe. Economist Tyler Cowen says "many of his papers show 'it's complicated'. rather than presenting easily summarisable, intuitive solutions which make for good blog posts"

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Another Shining Example of Liberal Open-Mindedness [Published Power Line - 5 hours ago]
Another Shining Example of Liberal Open-Mindedness [Published Power Line - 5 hours ago]
Imperfect Competition, Legitimate at Last [Published EconomicPrincipals.com - 5 hours ago]
Advice For A Career In Economics [Published Forbes.com - Oct 18 2014]
A Nobel Prize in how not to get ripped off - wo... [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 18 2014]
Why Economists Disagree With Piketty's "r>g" Hy... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 17 2014]
What Does Fusion Mean for the Future?, by Art C... [Published EconLog - Oct 16 2014]
Why Are Helicopter Parents So Intense? Maybe Th... [Published Chicago Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
A prize for complexity [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Oct 15 2014]
On A Tirole [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 14 2014]
On A Tirole [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 14 2014]
Levine on Wall Street: Early Earnings and Big B... [Published Bloomberg View - Oct 14 2014]
WKF offers insights into future of capitalism [Published Maekyung - Oct 14 2014]
Economics Lessons from the Latest Nobel Laureat... [Published Industry Leaders Magazine - Oct 14 2014]
Designing contracts [Published Livemint.com - Oct 13 2014]
Jean Tirole? Why did he receive the Nobel Prize... [Published PBS - Oct 13 2014]
The Nobel Economist Knew About “Too Big to Fail... [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 13 2014]
The Economist Who Won The Nobel Prize Explained... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 13 2014]
The Economist Who Won The Nobel Prize Explained... [Published Clusterstock - Oct 13 2014]
Monkey Cage: Tirole on why societies often resi... [Published Washington Post - Oct 13 2014]
Noted for Your Lunchtime Procrastination for Oc... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 13 2014]
Noted for Your Lunchtime Procrastination for Oc... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 13 2014]
Understand the research that just won Jean Tiro... [Published VOX.com - Oct 13 2014]
Newsweek: Back in Print, Confused as Ever [Published Cato Institute - Oct 13 2014]
Jean Tirole of France Wins Nobel Prize in Econo... [Published NDTV - Oct 13 2014]
Newsweek: Back in Print, Confused as Ever [Published Cato @ Liberty - Oct 13 2014]
One paper by Nobel Prize winner Jean Tirole tha... [Published VOX.com - Oct 13 2014]
BREAKING: Jean Tirole awarded 2014 Nobel Prize ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 13 2014]
Economists tell S. Korea to brace for China risk [Published Maekyung - Oct 13 2014]
2014 Nobel Prize in economics: Runners and riders [Published City A.M. - Oct 13 2014]
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Another Shining Example of Liberal Open-Mindedness [Published Power Line - 5 hours ago]
(Steven Hayward) Writing about this year’s winner of the Nobel Prize for economics, Frenchman Jean Tirole, the New Yorker’s John Cassidy let’s fly with typical condescension right at the beginning: In general, I’m not a fan of the economics Nobel. ...
What Does Fusion Mean for the Future?, by Art C... [Published EconLog - Oct 16 2014]
Writing at Forbes.com (for whom I am also a contributor), William Pentland discusses Lockheed Martin's alleged breakthroughs in fusion technology . We've heard "fusion is just around the corner!" for a very long time now, but as Tyler Cowen notes , ...
On A Tirole [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 14 2014]
61 years old, French Jean Tirole @UT1Capitole , 1/1 #nobelprize2014 in Economic Sciences pic.twitter.com/W7tQ002ngW — The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 13, 2014 John Cassidy explains the significance of Tirole’s work: Taking tools of ...
The Economist Who Won The Nobel Prize Explained... [Published Clusterstock - Oct 13 2014]
Why are CEOs paid so well? In part, because they constantly have the opportunity to renegotiate their contracts, which are often heavy on the stock-based bonuses. The work of Jean Tirole, the newest Nobel Prize winner in economics, helps explain ...
Noted for Your Lunchtime Procrastination for Oc... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 13 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog * Morning Must-Read: Wolfgang Münchau: Germany’s Weak Point Is Its Reliance on Exports - Washington Center for Equitable Growth * Morning Must-Read: Joe Romm: NASA: Hottest September On Record Globally ...
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Is Global Income Inequality Really Falling? [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
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