Category Archives: Biography

interview: Hayek on Statistics & Macroeconomic Explanation

Below I’ve posted a conversation between Friedrich Hayek and Leo Rosen from 1978 in which Hayek presents some of his conclusions about the relationships between statistics, probability theory, and macroeconomic explanation. Note well when reading the following that Friedrich Hayek’s … Continue reading

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video: Friedrich Hayek Interviewed by John O’Sullivan

A videotaped interview with Friedrich Hayek from 1985:

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interview: Friedrich Hayek on John Maynard Keynes – Part 1

John Maynard Keynes knew very little economics — Friedrich Hayek drops that bomb and more in his 1978 UCLA Oral History interview with Leo Rosen: ROSTEN: … this was the period, of course, when John Maynard Keynes was coming into … Continue reading

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interview: Friedrich Hayek on John Maynard Keynes – Part II

Did John Maynard Keynes know the work of Knut Wicksell, did he read Schumpeter, what economics did he know?  Friedrich Hayek answers these questions and more in an interview with Leo Rosten: ROSTEN:  … Is it true that he said, … Continue reading

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video: Kurt Luebe on Friedrich Hayek

Kurt Luebe, a former Hayek research assistant, knows the life and work of Friedrich Hayek well.  Watch Leube speak on Hayek and his ideas in a video from 2004.  You can also listen to Leube speak on “Hayek’s Legacy” (mp3), … Continue reading

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oral history: The 1978 UCLA Interviews With Friedrich Hayek

If you want to understand who Friedrich Hayek is and what his life was all about, you can’t do better than read the transcripts of the 1978 interviews with Friedrich Hayek conducted by Earlene Craver, Axel Leijonhufvud, Leo Rosten, Jack … Continue reading

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