Increasing class size is the best answer for Harvard and other top schools to be more inclusive.
For Tyler Cowen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
More voters now expect extreme positions, and more politicians are finding it harder to resist taking them.
A new study suggests that extroverts are paid more and 'agreeable' men get less.
History shows how in sufficiently complex situations, chain reactions can cause small events to cascade into big changes.
We're learning that this technological age, which seemed to start with the pretty innocuous act of emailing, has evolved to play into our more primal fears about feeling out of control.
If even a child sees the need to speak out, we all should be listening; they of course have the greatest stake in America's future.
China's economic success has created a crisis of confidence in liberal ideas and values.
Since the 1960s and '70s, food has replaced music's centrality to American culture.
Restrictions on protests to protect safety and public order have eroded an important part of U.S. democracy, namely the constitutional right to public assembly.
The Industrial Revolution brought significant problems along the way. Automation probably won't be different, and that's exactly why we should be concerned.