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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Dec 25, 2023

Tyler Cowen is a professor of economics at George Mason University, and is the co-author of the popular economics blog, Marginal Revolution. Tyler has also published widely in the field of economics, and he is the author of numerous books, including his most recent one titled, *GOAT: Who is the Greatest Economist of All Time, and Why Does it Matter?* As a returning guest to show, Tyler rejoins Macro Musings for this special holiday episode to break down who should be considered the greatest economist of all time. David and Tyler also assign awards to the best performing macroeconomic theories of the past decade, in addition to discussing Tyler’s view on recent deflationary trends, the Fed’s framework, and more.


Transcript for this week’s episode.


Tyler’s Mercatus profile

Tyler’s blog: Marginal Revolution

Tyler’s Twitter: @tylercowen


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Related Links:


*GOAT: Who is the Greatest Economist of All Time and Why Does it Matter?* by Tyler Cowen


*Tyler Cowen on the Culture of Big Business in the United States* by Macro Musings