Tyler Cowen

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Name: Tyler Cowen
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Infant Mortality Explained

The United States infant mortality rate is about twice that of other developed countries. On an international ranking we place 51 st , comparable to Croatia. Why is that?  Is it because our health care system is worse than the health care systems of other ... [Published Forbes.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

When regulators are all out to déjeuner

Just because a problem exists does not mean that a new regulation will solve it “Each time I visit the city the food gets worse and worse.” Tyler Cowen, economics professor, foodie and author of An Economist Gets Lunch, despairs of Paris. Cowen isn’t ... [Published Tim Harford - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Time Inconsistency in Tax Policy: A Colombian Case Study, by David Henderson

This discussion is related to the time inconsistency of optimal policy, which occurs when the government cannot implement an optimal tax policy because the stated policy is inconsistent with the government's incentives over time. Consider a proposal ... [Published EconLog - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Friday assorted links

1. Is software outpacing hardware?  A chess experiment pitting a smart phone against a desktop . 2. Guide to Aphex Twin (the new release is quite good). 3. Wimps . 4. “In Average Is Over, George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen delivers ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

China: The Small-Government Country

The United States is not a small-government country. Tyler Cowen points this morning to Nicholas Lardy’s new book, Markets Over Mao: The Rise of Private Business in China , which contains this very interesting fact: “China has only 31 government and party ... [Published National Review - Sep 26 2014]
Entities: China, Country, Tyler Cowen
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Miss-mixing

DJs now routinely make deliberate mistakes mixing tracks so that people will know they're mixing the tracks by hand and not just using software to automatically match beats. DJs all over the world are now deliberately making mistakes during their ... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

How to gain reading momentum

Lawyers need to know a lot of information. Perhaps the most important trait a lawyer should possess is an interest in and an ability to acquire new information. It has been my experience that most of what a lawyer needs to know was not taught in law school. ... [Published Maryland Daily Record - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Heidi Moore, Tyler Cowen, Bob Solow, Russ Roberts, Brad DeLong: Piketty: Wednesday Focus for September 24, 2014

Live Multi Bit Rate Player (1:16 video from September 19, 2014) ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

What Can Explain the Success of Piketty's Capital ?

On Tax Day in 2010, Andrew Boyd helped launch a campaign meant to raise awareness about economic inequality. In naming the movement, Boyd and his fellow activists wanted something that crystallized the lopsided-ness of the situation, and they settled ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

“How do you do it all?”

People often ask me how I “do it all.” I think they mean all the blogging, on top of my regular job as a researcher. The simple answer is, I work a lot, much of it in short intervals of time away from my office. But I very much doubt I work more than ... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Lunchtime Must-Read: Heidi Moore et al.: Why is Thomas Piketty's 700-Page Book a Bestseller?

**Heidi Moore et al. Why is Thomas Piketty's 700-page book a bestseller?: "There’s been a bizarre phenomenon this year... it’s a bestseller.... Why this book? The themes that Piketty brings up have been enshrined in discussion about progressive economists ... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

The Jobs Report Could Have Been Better

by Annie Lowrey grades today’s report:Today, the Labor Department said that the economy added 142,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell a tick to 6.1 percent. It’s a fine report, not great, not good, not bad. There’s little evidence of the ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 05 2014]

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Infant Mortality Explained [Published Forbes.com - 2 hours ago]
Hear From The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award... [Published TheStreet.com - 10 hours ago]
When regulators are all out to déjeuner [Published Tim Harford - 10 hours ago]
Hear from The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award... [Published Scottrade - 10 hours ago]
Time Inconsistency in Tax Policy: A Colombian C... [Published EconLog - 13 hours ago]
Quantifying the business value of a great custo... [Published CRM Guru - Sep 28 2014]
What kind of Great Stagnation?, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Sep 27 2014]
Friday assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Sep 26 2014]
China: The Small-Government Country [Published National Review - Sep 26 2014]
Miss-mixing [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 25 2014]
How to gain reading momentum [Published Maryland Daily Record - Sep 25 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Se... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 24 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Se... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 24 2014]
Piketty, Piketty, Piketty, Piketty, by Russ Rob... [Published EconLog - Sep 24 2014]
Heidi Moore, Tyler Cowen, Bob Solow, Russ Rober... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 24 2014]
Heidi Moore, Tyler Cowen, Bob Solow, Russ Rober... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 24 2014]
What Can Explain the Success of Piketty's Capit... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 23 2014]
Zeke Emmanuel on Optimal Life Expectancy, by Da... [Published EconLog - Sep 23 2014]
Levine on Wall Street: Bond Markets and Bank Fines [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 23 2014]
“How do you do it all?” [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Sep 23 2014]
Do massive stock buybacks signal greed or stagn... [Published Quartz - Sep 22 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Sept... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 22 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Sept... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 22 2014]
Why Oh Why Can't We Have A Better Economist Corps? [Published Forbes.com - Sep 22 2014]
AEI's James Pethokoukis Fouls Out With His "Naz... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 22 2014]
Misleading a country [Published mainly macro - Sep 22 2014]
Why is Thomas Piketty’s 700-page book a bestsel... [Published Anwar Ibrahim - Sep 22 2014]
Why Suburbia Irks Some Conservatives [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Sep 22 2014]
Lunchtime Must-Read: Heidi Moore et al.: Why is... [Published Brad DeLong - Sep 21 2014]
Lunchtime Must-Read: Heidi Moore et al.: Why is... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Sep 21 2014]
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When regulators are all out to déjeuner [Published Tim Harford - 10 hours ago]
Just because a problem exists does not mean that a new regulation will solve it “Each time I visit the city the food gets worse and worse.” Tyler Cowen, economics professor, foodie and author of An Economist Gets Lunch, despairs of Paris. Cowen isn’t ...
Time Inconsistency in Tax Policy: A Colombian C... [Published EconLog - 13 hours ago]
This discussion is related to the time inconsistency of optimal policy, which occurs when the government cannot implement an optimal tax policy because the stated policy is inconsistent with the government's incentives over time. Consider a proposal ...
What kind of Great Stagnation?, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Sep 27 2014]
Paul Krugman likes to mock extremely talented conservative economists every time they make a statement that seems inconsistent with the textbook AS/AD model of demand shock-created recessions. And yet as far as I can tell, the views of people like Krugman ...
Friday assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Sep 26 2014]
1. Is software outpacing hardware?  A chess experiment pitting a smart phone against a desktop . 2. Guide to Aphex Twin (the new release is quite good). 3. Wimps . 4. “In Average Is Over, George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen delivers ...
Miss-mixing [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 25 2014]
DJs now routinely make deliberate mistakes mixing tracks so that people will know they're mixing the tracks by hand and not just using software to automatically match beats. DJs all over the world are now deliberately making mistakes during their ...
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Is Global Income Inequality Really Falling? [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
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