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Create Your Own Inner, Ethnic, Autistic Economist

The Washington Post profiles the omnivorous, endlessly fascinating and fascinated Tyler Cowen (best known in these parts as co-proprietor of Marginal Revolution), asking questions about ethnic food (he’s a devotee); his unique (some might say autistic) approach to organizing information; and his firm understanding of economic principles (like sunk costs), including this movie-going advice: “People should be more willing to walk out of movies. Most movies — they grab you or they don’t, and if they don’t, just leave. Just go. You have already lost money. Why lose the time?”[%comments]