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My Thoughts on Technology and Government

(April 29, 2012 07:28 AM, by Arnold Kling) Thanks to Bryan for highlighting and hosting Tyler Cowen's paper. My thoughts: 1. For a long time, I've thought that the technologies of the industrial revolution favored centralization, while the technologies of the information revolution shift the balance somewhat more... (0 COMMENTS)
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Books Pertaining to Information

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog (4 years ago)

(July 31, 2010 09:31 PM, by Arnold Kling) Tyler Cowen recommends five. I thought about what books I might recommend, and I realize that I have stopped reading books on information technology. Unless you count Cowen's Age of the Info... Read Post

"Does Technology Drive the Growth of Government?" Bleg

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog (2 years ago)

(April 27, 2012 12:38 AM, by Bryan Caplan) "Does Technology Drive the Growth of Government?" is one of my favorite Tyler Cowen papers. It's on my graduate Public Choice syllabus. Unfortunately, it has strangely disappeared from the ... Read Post

Highlights from "Does Technology Drive the Growth of Government?"

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog (2 years ago)

(April 28, 2012 02:05 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Thanks to the half dozen people who sent me copies of Cowen's "Does Technology Drive the Growth of Government?" The paper's even better than I remember. Highlights:The puzzle, courtesy of t... Read Post


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