And economist Steven Horwitz calls them on it.
There is a massive amount of both scholarly incompetence or disingenuous malevolence when you look at the literature on Hayek.
It’s an embarrassment to the peer review process, to the scholarly pretensions of the academy, and to the professional reputation of the academic economists and other disciplinary . . . → Read More: Roger Backhouse & Brad Bateman Beclown Themselves with Misinformation About Hayek
Here. From the article:
The crowd had started out as 47% pro Keynes, 33% pro Hayek, and 20% undecided. At the end of the debate, 52% favored Keynes, 42% favored Hayek, and 6% were undecided. So Keynes still had the edge, but the Hayekians won over more of the undecideds.
Larry White’s prepared “Talking Points” for the Hayek vs Keynes debate which took place last night in New York City:
Friedrich Hayek developed a business cycle theory that explains how overly cheap credit from the central bank gives rise to an investment boom. In the boom, because interest rates are unsustainably low, investment is badly . . . → Read More: Larry White’s “Talking Points” for Yesterday’s Reuters Hayek vs Keynes Debate
Here’s the Reuters web site where the Hayek vs Keynes debate will be streamed live from New York City TODAY, Tuesday, Nov. 8:
The HAYEK vs Keynes Debate Web Site
The debate features Nobel Laureate Edmund Phelps, Hayek scholar Lawrence White, New Yorker economics columnist John Cassidy, Post Keynesian economics James Galbraith, biographer Sylvia Nasar, . . . → Read More: LIVE: Reuters HAYEK vs KEYNES DEBATE 5:30 pm Eastern TODAY
Nicholas Wapshott speaking Nov. 3 on his book Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics at Duke University.
Friedrich Hayek speaking on Nov. 22, 1983 at George Mason University:
Date: November 03, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Location: Vanderbilt Hall (40 Washington Square South
More information here.
Edmund Phelps and Larry White will debate John Cassidy and James Galbraith on the topic of Keynes vs. Hayek & macroeconomic policy, Tuesday evening, Nov. 8 in New York City, hosted by author Nicholas Wapshott & Thomas Reuters, part of the “A Conversation with Sir Harold Evans” event series. Today, Wednesday, Nov. 2 is the . . . → Read More: DEBATE: Phelps & White vs Galbraith & Cassidy on Hayek vs. Keynes
Web sites: the Austrian Economics Center and the Hayek Institut, Vienna.