I stick with Hayek in believing in some core government interventions where the individual cannot save himself...
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. . . .
Angus Burgin's video of his keynote address at the first annual workshop on political economy.
The past century has witnessed dramatic improvements in the standard of living in the United States. Panelists will discuss the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, and national security have played in this remarkable advancement in human well-being.
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.
Intellectuals - and particularly academics - have been accused by one of their own of making the world a worse and more dangerous place in the 20th century. . . .
George Shultz on how to understand China’s future.
Jude Blanchette Talks Fifth Plenum and State Capitalism.
The White House’s new China policy splits the US foreign policy community.
Jillian Melchior of the Wall Street Journal reports from the front lines of the protests.
The Coronavirus, Taiwan Elections, and the Trade Deal.
Is the coronavirus epidemic the black swan event for the Xi regime?
Can the US Hold China Responsible for the Pandemic?
Defender-in-Chief and the Trump Doctrine in Asia.
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.
Will China benefit from the Coronavirus disruption?
An examination of the political philosophy and legacy of one of the most important minds of the twentieth century. By Tom Bethell.
There’s a debate going on in the punditsphere about whether America is ungovernable. . . .
I like to call myself a classical liberal, someone who is in favor of personal responsibility, limited government and voluntary collective action...