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63 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Tyler Cowen. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Tyler Cowen, often where they are interviewed.

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63 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Tyler Cowen. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Tyler Cowen, often where they are interviewed.

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#436: Books I've Loved — Maria Popova and Tyler Cowen

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#436: Books I've Loved — Maria Popova and Tyler Cowen  | Brought to you by Audible.

Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes. This episode, however, is an experiment and part of a shorter series I’m doing called “Books I’ve Loved.” I’ve invited some amazing past guests, close friends, and new faces to share their favorite books—the books that have influenced them, changed them, and transformed them for the better. I hope you pick up one or two new mentors—in the form of books—from this new series and apply the lessons in your own life.

Maria Popova (@brainpicker) is a reader and a writer who writes about what she reads on Brain Pickings, which is included in the Library of Congress permanent web archive of culturally valuable materials. She is the author of Figuring, the editor of A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader, and the creator and host of The Universe in Verse, an annual charitable celebration of science through poetry at the interdisciplinary cultural center Pioneer Works in Brooklyn.

Tyler Cowen (@tylercowen) has a personal moonshot: to teach economics to more people than anyone else in the history of the world—and he might just succeed. In addition to his regular teaching at George Mason University, Tyler has blogged every day at Marginal Revolution for almost 17 years, helping to make it one of the most widely read economics blogs in the world. Tyler cocreated Marginal Revolution University, a free online economics education platform that’s reached millions. He is also a bestselling author of more than a dozen books, a regular Bloomberg columnist, and host of the popular Conversations with Tyler podcast.

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May 25 2020

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567 - Coronavirus Economy Update: What’s Happening Right Now with Economist Tyler Cowen

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People are starting to lose jobs. And gigs. And become uncertain. Uncertainty brings up fear. Which is a pandemic on its own. I keep saying, "Prepare. Don't Panic." And so do my guests. So today, I interview economist Tyler Cowen. I ask him about the stimulus package, the job market, inflation, deflation, supply and demand, what the world will look like if people keep losing work. How we can get back to work. When is it safe? Flattening the curve, and more. 

And if you like this update, please let us know. So we can keep bringing you information that spreads peace. Over fear.

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Mar 30 2020

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Tyler Cowen on the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Economist and infovore Tyler Cowen of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the political, social, and economic aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 19 2020

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#413: Tyler Cowen on Rationality, COVID-19, Talismans, and Life on the Margins

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Tyler Cowen on Rationality, COVID-19, Talismans, and Life on the Margins | Brought to you by NutriBullet and ExpressVPN.

"If you need to measure, you've failed." — Tyler Cowen

Professor Tyler Cowen (@tylercowen) has a personal moonshot: to teach economics to more people than anyone else in the history of the world—and he might just succeed. In addition to his regular teaching at George Mason University, Tyler has blogged every day at Marginal Revolution for almost 17 years, helping to make it one of the most widely read economics blogs in the world.

Tyler cocreated Marginal Revolution University, a free online economics education platform that’s reached millions. He is also a bestselling author of more than a dozen books, a regular Bloomberg columnist, and host of the popular Conversations with Tyler podcast, where he examines the work and worldviews of thinkers like Martina Navratilova, Neal Stephenson, Reid Hoffman, and many more.

His latest project is Emergent Ventures, a $5 million fund to support entrepreneurs who have big ideas on how to improve society.

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Mar 05 2020

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Tyler Cowen on Identifying Talent, Changing Education, and Studying Progress, co-hosted by Jasmine Wang

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Tyler Cowen (@tylercowen), economist and author, joins Jasmine Wang (@j_asminewang), technologist and philosopher, and Erik’s co-host for this episode.

They discuss:

- What Tyler has learned about identifying talent and why he thinks that IQ is overrated.

- The forces shaping education today and how Tyler would change it if he could.

- Whether leftism is “eating the world.”

- What will replace cyberpunk and the role of aesthetics in intellectual life.

- How to find the best people for government jobs.

- Why globalization has not led to more innovation.

- And finally, a rapid-fire round where Erik and Jasmine name a person and Tyler explains where they agree or disagree with each other.

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Feb 20 2020

58mins

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16: Tyler Cowen - The Revolution Will Not Be Marginalized

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In this episode, Eric sits down with Tyler Cowen to discuss how/why a Harvard educated chess prodigy would choose a commuter school to launch a stealth attack on the self-satisfied economic establishment, various forms of existential risk, tech/social stagnation and more. On first glance, Tyler Cowen is an unlikely candidate for America's most influential economist. Since 2003, Cowen has grown his widely read and revered economics blog Marginal Revolution with lively thought, insight and prose resulting in a successful war of attrition against traditional thinking. In fact, his well of heterodox thinking is so deep that there is an argument to be made that Tyler may be the living person with the most diverse set of original rigorous opinions to be found in any conversation. The conversation takes many turns and is thus hard to categorize. We hope you enjoy it. 


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Dec 17 2019

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Mark Zuckerberg Interviews Patrick Collison and Tyler Cowen on the Nature and Causes of Progress (Bonus)

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Over the past year Mark Zuckerberg has held a series of interviews themed around technology and society. This conversation with Tyler and Patrick is the last in that series, and covers why they think the study of progress is so important, including how it could affect biomedical research, the founding of new universities and foundations, building things fast, housing and healthcare affordability, the next four years of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and more.

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Nov 27 2019

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Tech and Progress with Patrick Collison and Tyler Cowen

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Mark sat down with Patrick Collison, CEO of Stripe, and Tyler Cowen, an economist at George Mason University, to discuss what drives progress and how to accelerate it. 

Nov 25 2019

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Episode 118: Tyler Cowen discusses Stubborn Attachments

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In this episode, Tyler Cowen lays out an interesting normative ethical theory according to which we should be utilitarians, but with a twist: we should be utilitarians who care just as much about the humans of the future as we care about people now. Re-emphasizing our commitment to future people, he argues, has the effect of allowing us to embrace utilitarianism wholeheartedly without having to feel like we aren't doing enough. Why? The best way to make life better for future generations is to help bring about economic growth, and we have good reason to think that a lot of what we're already doing is pretty good for economic growth.

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Sep 12 2019

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485 - The State of Big Business: Tyler Cowen's Contrarian Economic View

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Tyler Cowen is an economist and the author of "Big Business: A Love Letter to an American Anti-Hero." This book is meant to help calm your nerves. He says, "I think we're in a grumpy time period. People are upset at politicians, at Congress, somewhat at the church, the media, there’s a loss of faith in many institutions. There’s a sense that whatever is perceived as having power has to be taken down and I think big business is caught up in that... I thought I would just write down the things about big business that no one else was saying." It's sort of a contrarian book... "which ought not to be contrarian.”

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Sep 05 2019

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