Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen is professor of economics at George Mason University and author of An Economist Gets Lunch: New Rules for Everyday Foodies.

Politics
Oct. 24 2012 4:01 PMWill Ohio State’s Football Team Decide Who Wins the White House?How politically irrelevant events—like a college football game—can determine who wins an election.
Books
Feb. 1 2008 7:29 AMWinter BooksWhat Slate is reading this winter.
Books
July 3 2007 7:24 AMSummer BooksWhat Slate is reading this summer.
Books
Nov. 1 2006 3:19 PMCan You Really Save the Planet at the Dinner Table?An economist's critique of The Omnivore's Dilemma.
Dispatches
April 21 2006 6:13 AMHas Cajun Cuisine Recovered?
Dispatches
April 18 2006 7:22 PMAn Economist Visits New Orleans
The Book Club
Sept. 7 2005 6:37 AMWhy It's Harder for White-Collar Workers To Find Jobs
Books
March 17 2008 12:11 PMWhat Slate's Reading This MonthBook reviews in 300 words or less.
Book Blitz
Oct. 31 2007 7:31 AMFall BooksOur take on this season's books.
Books
June 13 2007 3:37 PMNobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition—or Do They?A look at Nassim Taleb's The Black Swan.
Culturebox
May 15 2006 6:08 AMWhat Are Independent Bookstores Really Good For?Not much.
Dispatches
April 19 2006 1:52 PMBienvenido, Nuevo Orleans
Obit
March 2 2006 12:18 PMOctavia ButlerThe outsider who changed science fiction.
The Book Club
Sept. 6 2005 6:33 AMBarbara Ehrenreich Shows How Not To Look for a Job
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Working
Nov. 27 2014 12:31 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.