An interview with Tyler Cowen about his new book for finding talent : The Indicator from Planet Money Matching talent with opportunity is great for economic growth. But when it comes to Identifying talent, we have a lot to learn according to economist Tyler Cowen. He joins the show today to talk about innovative strategies for finding under the radar talent.

Tyler Cowen's 101 on discovering talent

Tyler Cowen's 101 on discovering talent

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Roughly a quarter of the country's economic growth since the 1960s came from better allocation of talent. That's thanks in large part to hiring teams looking for talent where they maybe hadn't before, primarily women and Black men.

Today, George Mason economist Tyler Cowen joins the show to talk about the book he co-wrote with venture capitalist Daniel Gross, "Talent: How to Identify Energizers, Creatives, and Winners Around the World," and gives us some tips on how to find those diamonds in the rough.

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