Tyler Cowen is one of America's foremost economists, the author of a new book called "Average is Over," and a blogger at Marginal Revolution.
Cowen is also a big NBA fan, which he proves by regularly purchasing Wizards tickets.
Here's the shocker: Cowen says advanced analytics are on track to help eliminate the middle class -- in the NBA, and in society. Fascinating and a little scary.
If you're interested in more, here's an interesting NPR conversation with Cowen.