Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, presents the impact of government spending (Keysenian theory) versus a free market solution (Hayek theory) on the economy using a rap video.
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? . . .
I stick with Hayek in believing in some core government interventions where the individual cannot save himself...
In the past month, Australian intellectual life has been made somewhat livelier by a sideshow featuring the ideas of Austrian-born Nobel prize-winning economist and social philosopher Friedrich Hayek...
In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with John Papola of Emergent Order, their collaboration on creating rap videos based on the ideas of John Maynard Keynes and F. A. Hayek.
In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Don Boudreaux of George Mason University, the work of F. A. Hayek, particularly his writings on philosophy and political economy.
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. . . .
In this podcast Russell Roberts, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and EconTalk host, discusses, with Angus Burgin of Johns Hopkins University and the author of the Great Persuasion, the idea in his book—the return of free market economics in the aftermath of the Great Depression.
As part of the inaugural Hoover Institution Library and Archives’ Workshop on Political Economy, Professor Angus Burgin of Johns Hopkins University gave the keynote lecture titled "Hayek, Friedman, and the Return of Laissez-Faire."
Hoover fellow Russell Roberts is using rap music to make the dismal science far less dismal. By Charles Lindsey.
We’re building a website that will be the home for the Keynes/Hayek rap video along with interviews with leading macroeconomists and other good stuff. . . .
Richard Epstein, the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, reminisces about Margaret Thatcher, labor, unions, free trade, and markets. Epstein notes that Thatcher was fine with the European Union being a free trade society but did not want a European Union with centralized regulations. Epstein emphasizes that Thatcher was right concerning the European monetary policies. She was a titan of the twentieth century.
As of late 2016, the adult work rate in America was still at its lowest level in more than 30 years. To put things another way: If our nation’s work rate today were back up to its start-of-the-century highs, well over 10 million more Americans would currently have paying jobs.
Why Hanoi was not a failure; and whether the focus of the US-China trade deal should be on the theft of American inventions instead of tariffs and trade deficits.
Why Here, Why Now? Why Did The United States Enjoy Dramatic Improvements In The Standard Of Living During The Last Century?
Hoover Institution economists John Cogan, Lee Ohanian, Terry Anderson, and George Shultz examine the causes for and the reasons behind so many improvements being made to the quality of life in the United States over the past century. They analyze the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, taxes, and national security played in these remarkable achievements.
The main unifying theme of the conference is that successful policy requires that central bankers’ decisions be based on clearly-understood rules—including legal limits, institutional structures, mandates, traditions, procedures, or formulas—and not solely on discretion.
In the same week that the US Treasury Secretary sank to one knee to implore a congressional leader to vote for the $US700 billion ($890 billion) package to save the American economy, Colonel Zhai Zhigang became the first Chinese astronaut to walk in space...