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Why Trump's Prosperous Supporters are Angry, Too

Why Trump's Prosperous Supporters are Angry, Too

Tyler Cowen, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and economics columnist at Bloomberg, writes about a "less heralded force influencing American politics: insufficient savings...." Is Trump in part a result of a "broader and larger impatience that has plagued American society for decades"?

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Innovation through Interdisciplinarity

Innovation through Interdisciplinarity

The provost’s multidisciplinary research initiative, now in its second year, gives interdisciplinary teams from Mason faculty, staff, students, and/or community partners an opportunity to showcase their creativity as they respond to important challenges facing the region, nation, or world.

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More Time to Unwind, Unless You're a Woman

More Time to Unwind, Unless You're a Woman

Economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that by 2030, people in wealthy nations would work no more than 15 hours a week. Mason economist Tyler Cowen notes that although older people are working much less than they did decades ago, women in particular are not.

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