Matthew Yglesias co-founded Vox.com with Ezra Klein and Melissa Bell in 2014. He's currently a senior correspondent focused on politics and economic policy, and co-hosts The Weeds podcast twice a week. Before launching Vox, he wrote the Moneybox column for Slate and blogged for Think Progress, The Atlantic, TPM, and The American Prospect. Yglesias is the author of two books: The Rent Is Too Damn High about the policy origins of the middle class housing affordability crisis in America, and his new book One Billion Americans: The Case for Bigger Thinking. Yglesias was born and raised in New York City, but has lived in Washington DC since 2003.
What would happen if you tripled the US population? Matthew Yglesias and moderator Charles Duhigg explore the idea on Big Think Live.