One country has done more than any other to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
For Tyler Cowen's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Telling people that they are stupid and too sociable is likely to make the problem worse.
The lack of trust in public health officials is baffling.
Any plan for reopening in the U.S. is going to have to resolve some sticky liability issues.
COVID-19 is upending all the usual ways for people to win the approval of their peers.
Once this is over, the city will be younger, cheaper, poorer and segregated in a new way.
Just-in-time networks are very efficient but extremely fragile.
A pandemic that originates in China could make the U.S. president's nationalism seem justified.
The 2010s were great if you liked music, books, TV or movies by or about women.
Most predictions about China fail to account for the human capacity to shape events.