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A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals

Tyler Cowen

Growth is good. Through history, economic growth, in particular, has alleviated human misery, improved human happiness and opportunity, and lengthened human lives. Wealthier societies are more stable, offer better living standards, produce better medicines, and ensure greater autonomy, greater fulfillment, and more sources of fun. If we want to con...
Publish Date
October 16
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Nov 12, 2018
@egfalken @ATabarrok @tylercowen I quite appreciated it too. The focus on the long term and the power of compounding is something that is definitely very easy to underestimate and needs to be beaten into our heads more.      source
Apr 15, 2019
Subtitle “A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals” gives a hint of its contents. I love these kinds of books: full of well-considered, smart, rational and surprising ideas from an economist.      source