Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen
  • Discipline: Professor of Economics
  • Organization: George Mason University

Tyler Cowen is a professor of economics at George Mason University and chairman of the Mercatus Center. He edited the volume Public Goods and Market Failures, and wrote Explorations in the New Monetary Economics with Randall Kroszner. He recently published the book What Price Fame? on the economics of music and the arts and is currently working on the economics of multiculturalism. Dr. Cowen received his Ph.D in economics from Harvard University.

Dr. Cowen's personal web page includes the first chapter of In Praise of Commercial Culture, his ethnic dining guide for Washington, DC, and his vita.

Select Works

  • "What Price Fame?," by Tyler Cowen
  • "Creative Destruction," by Tyler Cowen
  • "Creative Destruction: How Globalization Is Changing the World’s Cultures," by Tyler Cowen, Princeton: Princeton University Press

Humane Studies Review Works

  • Feature Essay - "Spontaneous Order in Hayek's The Fatal Conceit," by Tyler Cowen
  • Bibliographic Essay - "Political Philosophy and Welfare Economics," by Tyler Cowen
  • Feature Essay - "Power and Prosperity: Outgrowing Communist and Capitalist Dictatorships by Mancur Olson," by Tyler Cowen
  • Feature Essay - "In Praise of Commercial Culture," by Tyler Cowen