Tyler Cowen shows the economic, financial, and demographic forces which will determine the winners and losers of the next decade in fields as different as healthcare, education, energy, and global markets. He offers compelling analyses of the future of the Eurozone, Medicare and Medicaid, the American financial system, and many more, demonstrating in every case who will come out on top and why.
Tyler's most recent book, coauthor David Gross, is Talent: How to Identify Energizers, Creatives, and Winners Around the World (May 2022). Tyler and David guide the reader through the major scientific research areas relevant for talent search. Identifying underrated, brilliant individuals is one of the simplest ways to give yourself an organizational edge.
In his book, Big Business: A Love Letter to an American Anti-Hero, Tyler puts forth an impassioned defense of corporations and their essential role in a balanced, productive, and progressive society. Cowen illuminates the crucial role businesses play in spurring innovation, rewarding talent and hard work, and creating the bounty on which we’ve all come to depend.
His previous book, Stubborn Attachments: A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals. Cowen argues that our reason and common sense can help free us of the faulty ideas that hold us back as people and as a society. Stubborn Attachments, at its heart, makes the contemporary moral case for economic growth and delivers a great dose of inspiration and optimism about our future possibilities.
Tyler's predictions flow from the vision laid out in his bestselling book, The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better. He discusses the widening gap between rich and poor in Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation. In his book, The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream, Tyler argues that Americans today have broken away from the willingness to move, take risks and adapt to change. A tradition that has created a dynamic economy and of innovation.
Tyler Cowen is the Holbert C. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University. He is the winner of the fourth annual Foundation for Economic Education's 2017 Leonard E. Read Distinguished Alumni Award. Foreign Policy named him one of 2011's Top 100 Global Thinkers, and a survey by The Economist placed him among the most influential economists of the decade. He is a regular contributor to Bloomberg View. He has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and others. His blog, Marginal Revolution, was named the best economics blog on the web by The Wall Street Journal and is one of TIME. Tyler's other books include Discover Your Inner Economist, a treatment of behavioral economics, and An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies.
[We'd like] to express our appreciation for [Tyler's] work yesterday. The luncheon was a success and his presentation was understandable, interesting and enjoyable. Tyler — All of us at [ . . . ] want to thank you for making our client luncheon such a success. Your talk was provocative and very well-received by our clients. It was a pleasure to meet you yesterday. It’s always fun to talk with another classical-music lover.
Your outlook on the economy and its implications were thought-provoking and very opportune to us as leaders of global business. Your welcoming and engaging presentation style contributed to the very high marks we received across the board from attendees. Thank you for participating and I hope we will have another opportunity to work together in the future.