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Often described as a moderate libertarian, Cowen, the author of Average is Over, and a professor at George Mason University, thinks that the increasing wage gap between workers  can be bridged by technological entrepreneurship. He has clashed with Thomas Piketty over his idea for a global wealth tax.

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