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Tyler Cowen

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Tyler Cowen is a professor of economics at George Mason University, a columnist for Bloomberg View and co-writer of the economics blog Marginal Revolution. He is the author of Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation.

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America is often portrayed as the land of opportunity, where anyone who is willing to work hard can get ahead. It’s a country of innovators, entrepreneurs, and risk-takers.

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"All societies are unequal, but some are more unequal than others." So, "why has the US become more so than just about any other rich country in the past 30 years?"

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