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Is America Coming Out of its Great Stagnation?

Date: 09/09/2013

Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: 25 Mondale Hall

Cost: Free

Description:

Tyler Cowen will give the John Dewey Lecture in the Philosophy of Law. One CLE credit has been requested.

Tyler Cowen is Holbert L. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University and also Director of the Mercatus Center. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1987. His book The Great Stagnation: How America Ate the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better was a New York Times best-seller. He was recently named in an Economist poll as one of the most influential economists of the last decade and last year Bloomberg BusinessWeek dubbed him "America's Hottest Economist." Foreign Policy magazine named him as one of its "Top 100 Global Thinkers" of 2011. His latest book, An Economist Gets Lunch, considers the economics of global food, and his next book, Average is Over, is due out in September of this year. He co-writes a blog at www.marginalrevolution.com and he has recently initiated an on-line economics education project, MRUniversity.com.

 

Contact:

  • Name: Linda Lokensgard
  • E-mail: shimm001@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-625-2023
  • Sponsored by: Law School

Reservation Information:

RSVP to lawevent@umn.edu.

More information: http://www.law.umn.edu/cle/13_14lectureseries.html

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Linda Lokensgard at 625-2023 or shimm001@umn.edu.

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