Timothy Taylor Global Economy Expert

Timothy Taylor is an American economist. He is managing editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, a quarterly academic journal produced at Macalester College and published by the American Economic Association. Taylor received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College and a master's degree in economics from Stanford University. At Stanford, he was winner of the award for excellent teaching in a large class (more than 30 students) given by the Associated Students of Stanford University. At Minnesota, he was named a Distinguished Lecturer by the Department of Economics and voted Teacher of the Year by the master's degree students at the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. Taylor has been a guest speaker for groups of teachers of high school economics, visiting diplomats from eastern Europe, talk-radio shows, and community groups. From 1989 to 1997, Professor Taylor wrote an economics opinion column for the San Jose Mercury-News. He has published multiple lectures on economics through The Teaching Company. With Rudolph Penner and Isabel Sawhill, he is co-author of Updating America's Social Contract (2000), whose first chapter provided an early radical centrist perspective, "An Agenda for the Radical Middle". Taylor is also the author of The Instant Economist: Everything You Need to Know About How the Economy Works, published by the Penguin Group in 2012. The fourth edition of Taylor's Principles of Economics textbook was published by Textbook Media in 2017.

 
Some Economics of Diapers

Some Economics of Diapers

I remember family holidays when our children were little, where the first step was to grab a large suitcase and start packing in the diapers.

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US Household Wealth: 1989-2019

US Household Wealth: 1989-2019

Total household wealth is equal to the value of assets, including both financial assets and housing, minus the value of debts.

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Some Economics of Tobacco Regulation

Some Economics of Tobacco Regulation

Cigarette smoking in the United States is implicated in about 480,000 deaths each year–about one in five deaths.

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The Rise of Telemedicine

The Rise of Telemedicine

Back in 2015, the American College of Physicians officially endorsed telemedicine — that is, providing health care services to a patient who is not in the same location as the provider.

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Venture Capital: Size and Focus

Venture Capital: Size and Focus

Venture capital (VC) is a form of private equity used to support startups and other businesses that can generate substantial rapid growth. 

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