David Brooks, in this provocative critique of Republican Libertarianism, uses the insights of Hayek without mentioning him...
If John Maynard Keynes and F.A. Hayek got into a fight, who’d win? . . .
As part of his continuing series Making Sense of financial news, Paul Solman has a unique look at the legacy of economist John Maynard Keynes, who first introduced the concept of government intervention in the economy, and his countertenor Friedrich Hayek. . . .
Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
John Papola and Russ Roberts just put their Hayek versus Keynes rap video on youtube. . . .
The Hoover Institution hosted the Board of Overseers’ Summer Meeting on July 12–14, 2011.
On Tuesday evening, Hoover fellows discussed topics relating to defense, global issues, entitlements, and the state of the economy. Victor Davis Hanson and Bruce Thornton’s speech was titled “America Abroad: Appeasement or Deterrence?” David Brady and John Cogan’s presentation was titled “Entitlements, Debt and Electoral Politics: How Did We Get Where We Are–and Where Do We Go from Here?” In their speech titled “The Road Ahead for the Fed: Two Years Later,” John Taylor and Kevin Warsh discussed the state of the economy today.
This (HT: Drudge) is the weirdest story of the year:...
The post office will be taking a few billion dollars of money...
There are signs that the economy might be recovering...
The new bailout plan was announced at 11 am:
Imagine you’re a member of Congress...
Will the President's budget pass?...
Classical liberals and libertarians, especially those who admire the works of the famous legal theorists and economist F.A. Hayek, are fond of pointing out that a free society requires the rule of law...
Menzie Chinn invokes the CBO “estimates” to argue against those who say the stimulus didn’t work. . . .
The U.S. government borrows money easily because we’re the tallest pygmy. . . .
Brad DeLong mocks Steve Horwitz here for suggesting that the stimulus didn’t create jobs. . . .
In this post, I disagreed with Menzie Chinn and argued that CBO estimates of the impactof the stimulus are not estimates. . . .
I’m surprised it passed. . . .