AUDIO: NBC Radio Dramatization of F. A. Hayek’s “The Road to Serfdom” – Episode 96 of “Words at War”

NBC Radio’s “Words at War” – The Road to Serfdom, broadcast May 15, 1945.  Be patient.  The broadcast begins at about 00:15.

Read a backgrounder on “Words at War” here.

I Don’t Recommend Nicholas Wapshott’s Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics

The first thing to say about this book is that much the most of it is a fantasy.

But there are bigger problems with the book that that.

Nicholas Wapshott grew up as a British journalist and his approach to truth and objectivity and getting the story right unfortunately reflects that worst of that dubious . . . → Read More: I Don’t Recommend Nicholas Wapshott’s Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics

Hayek on Corporate Monopoly & Anti-Trust

From a letter to Walter Lippman written in 1937:

My main doubt is whether it really is the corporate law which has given rise to corporations bigger than they would become under the . . . free market, or whether it is not largely the greater influence on the political machine, which the great corporation . . . → Read More: Hayek on Corporate Monopoly & Anti-Trust

BOOK: Hayek in Mind

A new collection of essays on Hayek’s work in neuroscience, psychology, and the philosophy of science and mind. Table of contents and abstracts at the link.

Of special interest:

“Hayek in Today’s Cognitive Neuroscience” by Joaquín M. Fuster

Abstract:

Purpose – To show that Hayek’s prescient concepts on the cerebral cortex have received substantial support . . . → Read More: BOOK: Hayek in Mind

Econ Stories opens a Store filled with Hayek swag

You can find the new Econ Stories T-shirt, mug & mouse pad store here.

Here’s what I bought:

GR Steele on Krugman on Keynes

Here.

Vienna vs Chicago on Monetary Issues — Roger Garrison

“The Hayekian Judge” — Judge Robert Smith Gives the NYU Hayek Lecture

Here’s the news story of the event.

Judge Smith:

“There’s a certain disappointed when you open up Hayek. You say, ‘Well that is old stuff, I knew that already.’ Which of course, I did, but only because Hayek is one of those people whose ideas have so suffused the community that you can absorb . . . → Read More: “The Hayekian Judge” — Judge Robert Smith Gives the NYU Hayek Lecture

Larry White Explains Free Banking

Interview: Hayek on Democracy & the Rent Seeking Society

Hayek in Arkansas — A Request for Help

A request for research help from Greg Kaza:

I am researching a paper, “Hayek In Arkansas,” and would appreciate hearing from any readers with knowledge of that topic.

Thank you,

Greg Kaza, Executive Director Arkansas Policy Foundation 111 Center Street (12th Floor) Suite 1200 Little Rock, AR. 72201 gregkaza   { at }  yahoo . com

. . . → Read More: Hayek in Arkansas — A Request for Help

A Heads-Up for Warsh, Krugman, Henderson & DeLong

Anyone who thinks they have a competent handle on what is going on scientifically between Hayek & Keynes from reading Wapshott is deluded.

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Random Quote

I rather hoped that what I’d done in capital theory would be continued by others. — F. A. Hayek

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