Category Archives: academia

QUESTIONS ABOUT HAYEK & CLASSICAL LIBERALISM FROM A BRITISH ECONOMIST

James Reade, Lecturer in Economics at the U. of Birmingham, wants to learn more about Hayek and Hayekian political economy.  Here are some of the topics he’d like addressed — if some folks could take the time to give Reade … Continue reading

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HAYEK IS EFFECTIVELY BLACKBALLED FROM THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

Friedrich Hayek is almost universally recognized as one of the most profound and influential thinkers of the modern period. But a person could throw rocks for a month on any campus in America and not hit a professor with any … Continue reading

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THE CLOSED SOCIETY — THE LOCK-STEP MIND OF YOUR LOCAL UNIVERSITY FACULTY

Researchers who privately think thoughts outside the lock-step world of the leftist party line fear speaking their minds in psychology departments from coast to coast — the New York Times reports on the Orwellian reality of modern “scientific research”.

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YES, THERE IS NO INTELLECTUAL DIVERSITY

At Yale University.

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Stupid professors produce stupid voters

Anyone who’s been near a University in the last 50 years is well aware of this phenomena. Quotable: “An introductory politics subject, Contemporary Ideologies and Movements, devoted one week to liberalism and conservatism. For the following 11 weeks, it examined … Continue reading

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The damaged reputation of macroeconomics

Even MIT economists are admitting the obvious. (pdf)  Chances the profession will heal itself?  I don’t see it as long as the cash and the work keeps rolling in from the Federal Reserve, the NSF, the Federal bureaucracy, and from … Continue reading

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