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On the Conversations with Tyler podcast, esteemed economist Tyler Cowen engages with today’s most underrated thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between.

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You can’t imitate a worldview. But you can form your own by listening and learning (and learning how to listen). On the Conversations with Tyler podcast, produced by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, celebrated polymath and academic economist Tyler Cowen explores the minds and methods of today’s top thinkers. Tyler’s intense research leads to stimulating and surprising questions that provoke guests into deep examinations of their work and how they see the world. Eager to exploit their insights? All you have to do is listen.

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The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is the world’s premier university source for market-oriented ideas—bridging the gap between academic ideas and real-world problems.

As a university-based research center, the Mercatus Center trains students, produces research of consequence, and persuasively communicates economic ideas to solve society’s most pressing problems and advance knowledge about how markets work to improve people’s lives.

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