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John Cassidy


John Cassidy is a staff writer for the New Yorker.

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Battered but Unbowed

by Gary S. Becker, John Cassidyvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, April 21, 2010

The Chicago School’s economic insights have been severely tested, but Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker insists they still hold. By John Cassidy.

The Hayek Century

by John Cassidyvia Hoover Digest
Friday, June 30, 2000

Economist and Hoover honorary fellow Friedrich Hayek spent seven decades extolling the supremacy of capitalism over socialism. For most of those decades, Hayek was a voice in the wilderness. Yet as John Cassidy argues, by the end of his life Hayek was vindicated to such an extent that "it is hardly an exaggeration to refer to the twentieth century as the Hayek century."