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    Debating Tyler Cowen | Inside Higher Ed

    Alt-acs and the scary prospect of public writing about something other than higher education.

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    The life expectancy of a Chinese billionaire isn't pretty; one dies every 40 days.

    The Case for the Longer Term

    Tyler Cowen says sustainable long-term economic growth rates are much more important than we seem to realize.