Tyler Cowen

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Name: Tyler Cowen
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Corrupting Piketty in the 21st Century

By Rumplestatskin, a professional economist with a background in property development, environmental economics research and economic regulation. Follow him on Twitter @rumplestatskin . Cross posted from MacroBusiness The media attention surrounding ... [Published naked capitalism - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Nick Beckstead’s conversation with Tyler Cowen

Nick is a philosopher at Oxford and he has worked with Larry Temkin and Nick Bostrom.  He typed up his version of our conversation (pdf), it starts with this: Purpose of the conversation: I contacted Tyler to learn about his perspectives on existential ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

What’s Inside the May/June 2014 Issue

In the May/June 2014 issue:Edward Morse, global head of commodities research at Citi, writes that the shale energy revolution is here to stay and will spread rapidly around the globe.Robert Heffner, founder and CEO of the GHK Companies, explains why the ... [Published Foreign Affairs - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Piketty's Tax Hikes Won't Help the Middle Class

I apologize in advance, because I am going to talk about a book that I have not yet read. To be clear, I intend to read Thomas Piketty’s "Capital in the Twenty-First Century." It is sitting on my (virtual) bedside with a big stack of other (digital) books ... [Published Bloomberg View - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Capital Punishment

TYLER COWEN is Professor of Economics at George Mason University and writes for the blog Marginal Revolution. Follow him on Twitter @tylercowen.Capital in the Twenty-first Century. BY THOMAS PIKETTY. TRANSLATED BY ARTHUR GOLDHAMMER. Belknap Press, 2014, ... [Published Foreign Affairs - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

IRS revokes conservative group’s tax-exempt status — Report: Budget cuts equal uneven performance at the IRS — Hollywood tax incentives

With an assist from Kim DixonIRS REVOKES CONSERVATIVE GROUP’S TAX-EXEMPT STATUS. USA Today’s Gregory Korte reports the IRS revoked the tax-exempt status of The Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty “for engaging in political activity as far back ... [Published Politico - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Nate Silver’s frivolous failure: What FiveThirtyEight can learn from Grantland

Here’s a famous story: In 1963, during the New York newspaper strike — participants included the Daily News, the New York Times and the New York Post — Jason Epstein, a Random House exec, saw an opportunity. Publishing houses still need to advertise, ... [Published Salon - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Marxism (and Conservatism) Today | Rightly Understood

Ross Douthat has written on the revival of Marxism as a seductive theory in the wake of burgeoning economic inequality and the withering away of the middle class. He might have said that the futurist most attuned to both those trends is the savvy libertarian ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Charles Koch's Character: The Assassinating!: Live From the Roasterie CXLIV: April 18, 2014

Charles Koch complains about the character assassination he experiences at the hands of Barack Obama, who he says is acting like the despots of the twentieth century like Hitler and Stalin. But why is he silent about the real character assassination ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

Well-Known Professor Pepper Sprayed During Lecture

Professor Tyler Cowen was teaching class at George Mason University when a man ran in and attempted a citizen’s arrest.“ ” is categorized as “us”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video content, click the “video” tab at the top ... [Published American Banking News - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 5 reports

Professor Pepper Sprayed In University Classroom During ‘Citizen’s Arrest’

Somebody allegedly tried to take the law into their own hands at George Mason University law school.A professor on the Arlington, Va., campus was attacked with pepper spray in the middle of a lecture yesterday afternoon.The alleged assailant, apparently ... [Published Inquisitr - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Economics Professor And Blogger Tyler Cowen Was Pepper-Sprayed In The Face By A Classroom Intruder

Wikimedia, CC.Professor Tyler CowenGeorge Mason University economics professor Tyler Cowen was pepper-sprayed in his classroom yesterday by a man claiming to make a "citizen's arrest." [ via Gawker ]Local news station  WJLA ABC7 reports:The school says ... [Published Business Insider - Mar 27 2014]

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There's only one sensible way to measure econom... [Published EconLog - 4 hours ago]
Corrupting Piketty in the 21st Century [Published naked capitalism - 12 hours ago]
Thomas Piketty, Wealth Inequality and Cargo Cul... [Published RedState Blog - 20 hours ago]
Thomas Piketty Made the Case for Privatizing So... [Published National Review - 22 hours ago]
Wolves of Wall Street: Financialization and Ame... [Published Truth Out - Apr 23 2014]
Nick Beckstead’s conversation with Tyler Cowen [Published Marginal Revolution - Apr 23 2014]
What’s Inside the May/June 2014 Issue [Published Foreign Affairs - Apr 23 2014]
The Future of the Future: Where Are the Breakth... [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 23 2014]
Piketty's Tax Hikes Won't Help the Middle Class [Published Bloomberg View - Apr 22 2014]
Piketty, Doom Loops and Haymarket [Published Gnom.es - Apr 22 2014]
Scholar Behind Viral 'Oligarchy' Study Tells Yo... [Published Talking Points Memo - Apr 22 2014]
IRS revokes conservative group’s tax-exempt sta... [Published Politico - Apr 22 2014]
Wonkbook: Everything you need to know about the... [Published Ezra Klein - Apr 22 2014]
Levine on Wall Street: Emergency-Room Insider T... [Published Bloomberg View - Apr 22 2014]
Capital Punishment [Published Foreign Affairs - Apr 22 2014]
Nate Silver’s frivolous failure: What FiveThirt... [Published Salon - Apr 21 2014]
Marxism (and Conservatism) Today | Rightly Unde... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 21 2014]
Tech leaps may be replacing labor [Published Buffalo News - Apr 20 2014]
Wolves of Wall Street: Financialization and Ame... [Published Dissent Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Charles Koch's Character: The Assassinating!: L... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 17 2014]
Charles Koch's Character: The Assassinating!: L... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 17 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Ap... [Published Brad DeLong - Apr 16 2014]
Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for Ap... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Apr 16 2014]
Larry Summers is persuasive, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Apr 16 2014]
Eduardo Porter calls me on the phone [Published Marginal Revolution - Apr 16 2014]
Tech Leaps, Job Losses and Rising Inequality [Published Columbus - Apr 16 2014]
War: This is not a game theory [Published The Economist - Apr 15 2014]
This is not a game theory [Published Free exchange - Apr 15 2014]
The biases of pop psychology [Published Mind Hacks - Apr 15 2014]
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There's only one sensible way to measure econom... [Published EconLog - 4 hours ago]
Consumption is the bedrock upon which essentially all of economics is built. We assume that all economic activity is aimed at creating consumption (defined broadly to include the value of leisure time, and non-market factors such as clean air.) Of course ...
Corrupting Piketty in the 21st Century [Published naked capitalism - 12 hours ago]
By Rumplestatskin, a professional economist with a background in property development, environmental economics research and economic regulation. Follow him on Twitter @rumplestatskin . Cross posted from MacroBusiness The media attention surrounding ...
Thomas Piketty, Wealth Inequality and Cargo Cul... [Published RedState Blog - 20 hours ago]
Economics is much more akin climatology than to real science. It is larded with theories that are simply not falsifiable, it relies on complex models that can work backwards from a known point but are unable to predict an outcome, and adherence ...
Nick Beckstead’s conversation with Tyler Cowen [Published Marginal Revolution - Apr 23 2014]
Nick is a philosopher at Oxford and he has worked with Larry Temkin and Nick Bostrom.  He typed up his version of our conversation (pdf), it starts with this: Purpose of the conversation: I contacted Tyler to learn about his perspectives on existential ...
Wonkbook: Everything you need to know about the... [Published Ezra Klein - Apr 22 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara. To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . (Photo by Karen ...
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