Category Archives: Influence

course: Political Economy 101 at UC-Berkeley

From the new draft course outline of Political Economy 101 at UC-Berkeley: “Tentatively and provisionally, the teaching staff believe that all versions of the course taught should cover the thoughts and approaches of John Maynard Keynes, Karl Polanyi, Friedrich Hayek, Charles … Continue reading

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web: Counter-Cyclical Asset of the Day

The “Friedrich Hayek” Google search. The “Friedrich Hayek” search began to spike in the 4th quarter of 2008 at the onset of the crash, and has been spearheaded by searches from New York City, Washington, D.C., Toronto, London, and Paris, … Continue reading

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rip: Jack Kemp Remembered

From an appreciation by John Gizzi: Having majored in physical education at California’s Occidental College, the Buffalo Bills great read the works of Milton Friedman and von Hayek between games. UPDATE:  The case against Jack Kemp.

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YOU VOTE — Who are the Top Hayekian Public Intellectuals in America?

It’s your turn. You decide who are the Top Hayekian Public Intellectuals in America. You can use whatever criteria you prefer. You can add any name you think is missing. You can pick as many choices as you feel deserve … Continue reading

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Who Are The Top Hayekian Public Intellectuals in America?

UPDATE: YOU VOTE — HERE. Let me jump right in with the answer.  The top Hayekian public intellectuals in America are: Thomas Sowell — book author, syndicated columnist.  Introduced to Hayek by Milton Friedman at the U. of Chicago, but … Continue reading

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influence: Barack Obama is the #1 Hayekian in the World

Ask your average economist what Friedrich Hayek’s central claims in economics are — the claims that made Hayek the most controversial economist in the world over the last 100 years — and the likely answer will be: 1) Hayek claimed … Continue reading

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