Monthly Archives: June 2010

New papers on Hayek

Papers from the 2010 History of Economics conference (pdf): Stefan Kolev, “Hayek as an Ordo-Liberal”. Régis Servant, “The search for good social rules: object of science or of democratic choice? The case of Hayek as opposed to constitutional political economy”. … Continue reading

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Rick Santelli’s new clarion call — “Stop spending, stop spending, stop spending … go read some Austrian economists .. “

The man who launch the modern Tea Party movement is letting them have it again. And the cross talk reply to Santelli? “I’m ready to talk about Fred Hayek, I’m ready to talk about John Haitt .. Salma Hayek .. … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite Hayek book?

Russ Roberts says his favorite is The Fatal Conceit. Tom Peters is also a big fan of the book: “I am not one of those people who tends to read books multiple times. But [Hayek’s] The Fatal Conceit I find … Continue reading

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Russ Roberts & Bryan Caplan discuss Hayek & Richter

The Road to Serfdom and Pictures of a Socialist Future are the topic of this morning’s EconTalk podcast.

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#6 in America – The Road to Serfdom

According to USA Today, F. A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom was the #6 bestseller in America last week among all books sold.

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Four timely ideas from Friedrich Hayek

Russ Roberts in the Wall Street Journal: now that the [Keynes inspired] stimulus has barely dented the unemployment rate, and with government spending and deficits soaring, it’s natural to turn to Hayek. He championed four important ideas worth thinking about … Continue reading

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