Tyler Cowen:
Be suspicious of stories

TEDxMidAtlantic · 16:32 · Filmed Nov 2009
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Tyler Cowen: Be suspicious of stories
16:32 · Filmed November 2009 at TEDxMidAtlantic · Subtitles available in 0 languages

Like all of us, economist Tyler Cowen loves a good story. But in this intriguing talk, he asks us to step away from thinking of our lives — and our messy, complicated irrational world — in terms of a simple narrative. (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)

In his work, economist Tyler Cowen looks at clues from pop culture, art, food, to gather data and make observations on the world's globalizing culture and commerce. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxMidAtlantic, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.



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