Category Archives: Mises
Richard Ebeling and I have an extended discussion in the comments section of a post by Steve Horwitz, hashing out the commonalities shared by Friedrich Hayek and Ludwig Mises — and the differences which distinguish the work of each economist.
Richard Ebeling provides a wonderful conversational account in dialogue with Richard Wenzel. The reveal comes at the end, but the whole thing is worth your time, for those interested in the topic. UPDATE: Read also this.
From a paper by Arash Vassei: Hayek attacks the Böhm-Bawerkian formulation of intertemporal choice in “Utility Theory and Interest”, published in 1936. Hayek attributes the ‘confusion’ characterizing the subsequent controversies about the proper relationship between Böhm-Bawerk’s three ingredients, especially the … Continue reading
From Ludwig Mises’ memo titled “Observations on Professor Hayek’s Plan” (pdf) dated Dec. 31, 1946: The weak point in Professor Hayek’s plan is that it relies upon the cooperation of many men who are known for their endorsement of interventionism. … Continue reading