Tag Archives: Tyler Cowen

When are you most productive?

In terms of writing and thinking, we are most productive in the mornings. We are in good company in this regard:

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The strategy of “nettlesomeness”

A few days ago, Tyler Cowen, an economist at George Mason University, used the word nettlesomeness to describe Magnus Carlsen‘s chess-playing strategy during the first half of the 2013 World Chess Championship in Chennai, India between Viswanathan Anand (winner of the 2012 World … Continue reading

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Tyler Cowen asks, “Where should Edward Snowden go?”

prior probability‘s second-favorite economist, Tyler Cowen, poses this question here, discussing the pros and cons of Bolivia, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. For our part, prior probability  wonders whether this much-publicized list of countries is just a strategic ruse to divert attention … Continue reading

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