Monthly Archives: March 2010

Hayek’s Influence — A Reality Check

David Colander and the AEA’s 1991 Committee on Graduate Education have exposed the fact that we have produced generations of economists essentially with no understanding of the history of the development of their science.  Evidently Justin Wolfers is one of … Continue reading

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NEW: “The Meaning of Competition” by F. A. Hayek

Now available on the internet — “The Meaning of Competition” by F. A. Hayek. Let me suggest there’s hardly an economist alive who couldn’t improve his understanding of economics — and the market — with a fresh read of this … Continue reading

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Firestorm! Friedrich Hayek in the High Schools! Oh My!

Propose teaching the dead ideas of conspiracy theorist and failed economist Karl Marx to high school students and everyone yawns. Propose teaching F. A. Hayek to Texas teens?  Well, the blogosphere explodes in controversy.   Currently there are over 5,000 blog … Continue reading

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Something Hayek Should Have Written ..

but someone else wrote instead: Accepting the notion that government power is morally superior to free enterprise, and a virtuous nation therefore has a very large government, requires belief in the masters of the State as titans of mind and … Continue reading

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Hayek to join Marx in the School Curriculum

F. A. Hayek and Milton Friedman will now be taught along side Karl Marx and John Maynard Keynes in the high school curriculum of Texas — “a debacle for public education” according to one leftist critic. UPDATE:  Free Market Mojo … Continue reading

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NOW AVAILABLE: F. A. Hayek, _Studies on the Abuse & Decline of Reason_

Vol. 13 in The Collected Works of F. A. Hayek has just been released and is available from Amazon. The volume is titled Studies on the Abuse & Decline of Reason: Text and Documents, and is edited by Bruce Caldwell.  … Continue reading

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