"One of the most talked-about books among economists right now."
-Renee Montagne, "Morning Edition", NPR
"Tyler Cowen may very well turn out to be this decade's Thomas Friedman."
-Kelly Evans, "The Wall Street Journal"
"Cowen's book...will have a profound impact on the way people think about the last thirty years."
-Ryan Avent, Economist.com
"As Cowen makes clear, many of this era's technological breakthroughs produce enormous happiness gains, but surprisingly little economic activity.
-David Brooks, "The New York Times"
About the Author
is a professor of economics at George Mason University. He is the author of Discover Your Inner Economist
and The Age of the Infovore
, and he coblogs at www.marginalrevolution.com, one of the world's most influential economics blogs. He writes regularly for The New York Times
and has been a contributor to The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Wilson Quarterly
, and Slate
, among many other popular media outlets.