February 27, 2017

Malcolm Gladwell Wants to Make the World Safe for Mediocrity

  • Tyler Cowen

    Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University

Journalist, author, and podcaster Malcolm Gladwell joins Tyler for a conversation on Joyce Gladwell, Caribbean identity, satire as a weapon, Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden, Harvard’s under-theorized endowment, why early childhood intervention is overrated, long-distance running, and Malcolm’s happy risk-averse career going from one “fur-lined rat hole to the next.”

Read the full transcript of the event.