Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen
Tyler Cowen
Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics, George Mason University; Distinguished Senior Fellow, F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics; General Director, Mercatus Center

TYLER COWEN is the Holbert L. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University. He also serves as the chairman and general director of George Mason's Mercatus Center, a university research center that focuses on the market economy.

He is the author of several books, including An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies; Discover Your Inner Economist: Use Incentives to Fall in Love, Survive Your Next Meeting, and Motivate Your Dentist; Create Your Own Economy: The Path to Prosperity in a Disordered World; The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better; Average is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation; and The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream.