” We need to accept the principle that sometimes poor people will die just because they are poor. “


” Most restaurants in most cities, including Washington, are at a sort of mid-level. They’re somewhat trendy, or they have some sort of gimmick, or they’re somewhat expensive. And they make a lot of money off drinks. I tell people don’t go to most of them, unless your goal is just to socialize. “


” I think as individuals, people overrate the virtues of local food. Most of the energy consumption in our food system is not caused by transportation. Sometimes local food is more energy efficient. But often it’s not. The strongest case for locavorism is to eat less that’s flown on planes, and not to worry about boats. “


” I think a lot of people will be liberated from a lot of oppressive manufacturing jobs, or a lot of service jobs, because they’ll be done by computers. There’ll be the world’s best education available online and free. “


” I think people who are not rich can be extremely happy. And I think the chances to be happy in this new world – with many more opportunities to be creative, to be online, to educate yourself – there’ll be a lot more chances to be happy. It’s not to say everyone will take them, but there will be a lot of new paths to opportunity. “


” If you and your skills are a complement to the computer, your wage and labor market prospects are likely to be cheery. If your skills do not complement the computer, you may want to address that mismatch. Ever more people are starting to fall on one side of the divide or the other. That’s why ‘average is over. “


” The ‘low’ quality of many American films, and of much American popular culture, induces many art lovers to support cultural protectionism. Few people wish to see the cultural diversity of the world disappear under a wave of American market dominance. “


” If we want to improve American food and make it much cheaper, we should deregulate the food trucks and the other street vendors, provided they meet certain sanitation standards. Many cities have already moved down this path, and people are not keeling over with salmonella. “



All 8 Tyler Cowen Quotes about People in picture


We need to accept the principle that sometimes poor people will die just because they are poor.
Most restaurants in most cities, including Washington, are at a sort of mid-level. They
I think as individuals, people overrate the virtues of local food. Most of the energy consumption in our food system is not caused by transportation. Sometimes local food is more energy efficient. But often it
I think a lot of people will be liberated from a lot of oppressive manufacturing jobs, or a lot of service jobs, because they
I think people who are not rich can be extremely happy. And I think the chances to be happy in this new world - with many more opportunities to be creative, to be online, to educate yourself - there
If you and your skills are a complement to the computer, your wage and labor market prospects are likely to be cheery. If your skills do not complement the computer, you may want to address that mismatch. Ever more people are starting to fall on one side of the divide or the other. That
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If we want to improve American food and make it much cheaper, we should deregulate the food trucks and the other street vendors, provided they meet certain sanitation standards. Many cities have already moved down this path, and people are not keeling over with salmonella.

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