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Tyler Cowen's new book is getting plenty of media attention

Tyler Cowen's new book is getting plenty of media attention

The book, “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream,” has led to two NPR interviews, one with NPR Morning Edition host Rachel Martin and one with On Point host Tom Ashbrook. The Mercatus Center also hosted a live interview this week between Cowen and Reason Magazine’s Katherine Mangu-Ward on American complacency and what it means for the future of politics and the economy.

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Williams honored as 2017 recipient of the Bradley Prize

Williams honored as 2017 recipient of the Bradley Prize

Walter E. Williams, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University, is one of this year’s winners of the distinguished Bradley Prize, for “individuals of extraordinary talent and determination who have made contributions of excellence” in areas consistent with the mission of the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation.

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The Joys of Yiddish and Economics

The Joys of Yiddish and Economics

Professor Dan Klein uses classic Yiddish stories and humor to illustrate key economic insights about prices, commerce, market innovation, and consumer choice. His paper was among the Weekly Top 5 of all papers at the Social Science Research Network.

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Sisters gain perspective on overseas experiences

Sisters gain perspective on overseas experiences

Rachael and Lauren Agnello—sisters from Pittsburgh and both students in the college--said their parents always encouraged them to learn the way they saw best. What was best, the sisters decided, was to get out of the country, experience other cultures and learn new languages.

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