tyler cowen

  • Ford Highland, Complacent Class
    May 27, 2017  

    American economist and author Tyler Cowen says in his new book, “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream,” that every available measure of productivity in this country shows that innovation is slowing down. Cowen says the book was inspired by conversations with people in China who described the U.S. as “sleepy.” NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker has more. Continue reading

  • July 26, 2013   BY  

    In a 2011 Making Sen$e report, we explored the slowing of innovation with “The Great Stagnation” author Tyler Cowen. Editor’s Note: The developed world enjoys the benefits of running hot and cold water, refrigerators and electric stoves, all of which … Continue reading

  • June 17, 2011    

    Paul Solman answers questions from NewsHour viewers and web users on business and economic news most days on his Making Sen$e page. Here’s Friday’s query. Continue reading

  • May 19, 2011    

    When economist Tyler Cowen finishes his day job at George Mason University and dinner time rolls around, he sinks his teeth into his hobby: blogging about — and eating — ethnic food in and around Washington, D.C. The aptly named … Continue reading

  • May 19, 2011    

    By Elizabeth Shell When economist Tyler Cowen finishes his day job at George Mason University and dinner time rolls around, he gets to sink his teeth into his hobby: blogging about — and eating — ethnic food in and around … Continue reading