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Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation (Paperback)

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    The groundbreaking follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Great Stagnation

    The United States continues to mint more millionaires and billionaires than any country ever. Yet, since the great recession, three quarters......more

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The groundbreaking follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Great Stagnation

The United States continues to mint more millionaires and billionaires than any country ever. Yet, since the great recession, three quarters of the jobs created here pay only marginally more than minimum wage. Why is there growth only at the top and the bottom?

Renowned economist and bestselling author Tyler Cowen explains that high earners are taking ever more advantage of machine intelligence and achieving ever-better results. Meanwhile, nearly every business sector relies less and less on manual labor, and that means a steady, secure life somewhere in the middle?average?is over.

In Average is Over, Cowen lays out how the new economy and identifies what workers and entrepreneurs young and old must do to thrive in this radically new economic landscape.

TYLER COWEN is a professor of economics at George Mason University. His blog, Marginal Revolution, is one of the world’s most influential economics blogs. He also writes for the New York Times, Financial Times and The Economist and is the cofounder of Marginal Revolution University. The author of five previous books, Cowen lives in Fairfax, Virginia.

Author:
Cowen, Tyler
Genre:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Macroeconomics
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reissue
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
290
Language:
English
Publisher:
Plume
Publish Date:
08/26/2014
Copyright Year:
2014
ISBN:
9780142181119
Height:
8.25 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
0.5 lb
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