Tyler Cowen

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Tyler Cowen is Holbert L. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University and also Director of the Mercatus Center. He received his PhD in economics from Harvard University. He is a New York Times best-selling author, and has been called "one of the most influential economists of the last decade" (The Economist), "America's Hottest Economist" (Bloomberg BusinessWeek), and a "Top 100 Global Thinker" (Foreign Policy). He is the host of the Conversations with Tyler podcast series and, along with Alex Tabarrok, co-writes the Marginal Revolution blog. He is the co-author with Alex of Modern Principles of Economics, an introductory textbook.


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