An uptick in UFO sightings by military pilots raises all sorts of interesting questions.
For Tyler Cowen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Innovation tends to come in products and services that are already in wide use.
On some important issues, public opinion is starting to converge.
Our desire for momentary happiness must be balanced with our need for long-term satisfaction.
A volatile economy, like a volatile president, makes it all the more important to keep some extra money in the bank.
Second or even third chances are essential in life, but questions of forgiveness aren't easy.
At least the two sides are talking instead of sweeping everything under the rug.
Increasing class size is the best answer for Harvard and other top schools to be more inclusive.
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.