Tag : Tyler Cowen

Written on Mar, 28, 2017 by in | Leave a comment

Millions of working age American men don’t have a job and aren’t looking for one. They’ve simply vanished from the U.S. labor force. What are they doing? Caring for kids? Going to school?

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Written on Mar, 16, 2017 by in | Leave a comment

NIMBY is just one specific physical manifestation of a broader mentality of stasis. There is also:  NIMEY—Not In My Election Year  NIMTOO—Not In My Term Of Office  LULU—Locally Undesirable Land Use  NOPE—Not On Planet Earth  CAVE—Citizens Against Virtually Everything  BANANA—Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anything  One upshot of this current Zeitgeist of community-enforced social stasis is that our physical infrastructure …

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Written on Mar, 08, 2017 by in | Leave a comment

Why is this happening? For answers, check out Economist Tyler Cowen in his  new video titled “The New Era of Segregation,” argues that, In our algorithm-driven world, digital servants cater to our individual preferences like never before – finding us tailored restaurants, TV shows, even our next spouse. On the individual level, this is all very good. We’re finding better …

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