Monthly Archives: January 2010

“What Price a Planned Economy?” by F. A. Hayek

New to the Internet — “What Price a Planned Economy” by F. A. Hayek, originally published April, 1938 in the Contemporary Review of London.  Remarkably, many of the issues at hand are as fresh as today’s news columns: in the … Continue reading

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Lefty Spinmeister John Gray

puts his dark magic to work explicating Labour man / Hegel expert Raymond Plant on Friedrich Hayek and “neoliberalism”.  Quotable: An increase in state power has always been the inner logic of neoliberalism, because, in order to inject markets into … Continue reading

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New in Books From Thomas Sowell

Intellectuals and Society.

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The Road to Serfdom — Year #2 in Amazon’s Top 1,000

Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom is currently #459 among all books sold at Amazon.com. Week after week throughout 2009 Hayek’s perennial bestseller was among Amazon’s top 1,000 best sellers, most usually in the #200 – #600 range. A most remarkable … Continue reading

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Paul Samuelson – Master of Economics With the Net Down

Gene Epstein — Requiem for a Failed Messiah: a bona fide economist, or even just a noneconomist with common sense, would have realized that the Soviet Union was not producing “gross national product” to begin with, much less price-adjusted GNP. … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS: The Chinese Hayek Society, Aug. 6-7, 2010

Call for Papers: “The Sixth Annual Meeting of the Chinese Hayek Society,” Shue Yan University, Hong Kong, August 6-7, 2010 The Chinese Hayek Society will organize its sixth annual meeting at Shue Yan University in Hong Kong on August 6-7, … Continue reading

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