58 min

Tyler Cowen on Identifying Talent, Changing Education, and Studying Progress, co-hosted by Jasmine Wang Village Global's Venture Stories

    • Management

Tyler Cowen (@tylercowen), economist and author, joins Jasmine Wang (@j_asminewang), technologist and philosopher, and Erik’s co-host for this episode.

They discuss:

- What Tyler has learned about identifying talent and why he thinks that IQ is overrated.

- The forces shaping education today and how Tyler would change it if he could.

- Whether leftism is “eating the world.”

- What will replace cyberpunk and the role of aesthetics in intellectual life.

- How to find the best people for government jobs.

- Why globalization has not led to more innovation.

- And finally, a rapid-fire round where Erik and Jasmine name a person and Tyler explains where they agree or disagree with each other.

Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform.

Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.

Tyler Cowen (@tylercowen), economist and author, joins Jasmine Wang (@j_asminewang), technologist and philosopher, and Erik’s co-host for this episode.

They discuss:

- What Tyler has learned about identifying talent and why he thinks that IQ is overrated.

- The forces shaping education today and how Tyler would change it if he could.

- Whether leftism is “eating the world.”

- What will replace cyberpunk and the role of aesthetics in intellectual life.

- How to find the best people for government jobs.

- Why globalization has not led to more innovation.

- And finally, a rapid-fire round where Erik and Jasmine name a person and Tyler explains where they agree or disagree with each other.

Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform.

Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.

58 min

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