Monthly Archives: July 2010

Praise for FMU’s streaming Hayek video project

From Tom Palmer. And well deserved.

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Open thread for new readers of The Road to Serfdom

If you are one of the 100,000 who purchased a copy of Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom in the last month or so, and you’re cruising by here for a look, please consider taking a moment to let the world … Continue reading

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The Sixth Annual Meeting of the Chinese Hayek Society

Hong Kong Shue Yan University, August 6-7, 2010. The main theme of the conference this year is “The Relevance of F.A. Hayek on China’s Economy and Society” . Topics: F.A. Hayek on economics, law, politics, psychology and social philosophy – … Continue reading

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What if Kevin Rudd had actually read or understood Hayek?

Perhaps he would have saved hundreds of hours spent writing risible tripe about Hayek and “neo-liberalism” — and saved Australians billions of wasted dollars and perhaps his job.

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VIDEO – Hayek Interviewed by Armen Alchian in 1978

Two top economists talk about ideas and economic personalities.  Part 1.  Part 2. Quotable: One point which deserves mention in this connection is that Keynes knew appallingly little about nineteenth-century economics, or about nineteenth-century history.  He hated the nineteenth century … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

“For persons entering economics in the 1940s, ‘Keynesian’ economics was shockingly ‘revolutionary’ because it was shockingly activist by comparison with all earlier, other than Marxian, economic teaching. Laidler’s book brilliantly traces the ‘fabrification’ of a textbook revolution in activist economics … Continue reading

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